March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?

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Vote up teams most likely to win the 2018 NCAA Tournament
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It's the most wonderful time of the year! March Madness is the time where hardcore and casual sports fans alike can bond over filling out 2018 March Madness brackets and bragging about alma maters. This list consists of all of the most likely NCAA tournament participants, including starting lineups for each team. The question at hand is, "who will win the 2018 NCAA tournament?" Vote for the best college basketball teams or vote for the top teams in their respective conferences.

On this list, which also includes each team's starting 5, you'll find perennial powerhouses such as the Kansas Jayhawks, Duke Blue Devils, North Carolina Tar Heels, Michigan State Spartans, Kentucky Wildcats, and Arizona Wildcats. Small basketball teams hoping to pull off a string of huge upsets would be the Nevada Wolf Pack, TCU Horned Frogs, St. Bonaventure Bonnies, and Vermont Catamounts.

Whether you prefer to fill out your March Madness brackets by doing heavy research or by flipping a coin, have fun choosing the winner and Final Four of the 2018 NCAA tournament. After you are finished, head on over and check out this list of March Madness facts you've never heard before. This updated bracket will show which teams are eliminated and which schools are still in the Big Dance, so make sure to come back and check after every round! 

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  • Clemson
    1
    Atlantic Coast Conference
    76 votes
    • Arena: Littlejohn Coliseum
    • Mascot: The Tiger Cub, The Tiger
    • Colors: Purple, Burnt Orange

    Lost to Kansas in Sweet 16

  • Loyola-Chicago
    2
    Missouri Valley Conference
    62 votes
    • Division: Division I (NCAA)
    • Arena: Joseph J. Gentile Center
    • Championships: 1963 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament
    • Mascot: LU Wolf
    • Colors: Maroon, Gold, Black

    Lost to Michigan in Final Four

  • Tennessee
    3
    Southeastern Conference
    60 votes
    • Arena: Thompson-Boling Arena
    • Mascot: Smokey
    • Colors: Orange, White

    Lost to Loyola-Chicago in 2nd Round

  • Butler
    4
    Big East
    53 votes
    • Arena: Hinkle Fieldhouse
    • Mascot: Butler Blue II
    • Colors: White, Blue

    Lost to Purdue in 2nd Round

  • Missouri
    5
    Southeastern Conferenc
    50 votes
    • Arena: Mizzou Arena
    • Mascot: Truman the Tiger
    • Colors: Gold, Black

    Lost to Florida State in 1st Round

  • Rhode Island
    6
    Atlantic 10 Conference
    56 votes
    • Division: Division I (NCAA)
    • Arena: Ryan Center
    • Colors: White, Blue

    Lost to Duke in 2nd Round