basketball March Madness: Who Will 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?"

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.

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Duke Blue Devils men's basketb... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
Duke Blue Devils Atlantic Coast Conference

PG: Trevon Duval
SG: Grayson Allen
SF: Gary Trent Jr.
PF: Wendell Carter Jr.
C: Marvin Bagley III

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North Carolina Tar Heels men's... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
North Carolina Tar Heels Atlantic Coast Conference

PG: Joel Berry
SG: Kenny Williams 
SF: Theo Pinson
PF: Cameron Johnson
C: Luke Maye

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Villanova Wildcats men's baske... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
Villanova Wildcats Big East Conference

PG: Jalen Brunson
SG: Donte DiVincenzo
SF: Mikal Bridges
PF: Omari Spellman
C: Eric Paschall

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Kansas State Wildcats men's ba... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?

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Auburn Tigers men's basketball is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
Auburn Southeastern Conference

PG: Jared Harper
SG: Bryce Brown
SF: DeSean Murray
PF: Mustapha Heron
C: Anfernee McLemore

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Wichita State Shockers men's b... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
Wichita State Shockers American Athletic Conference

PG: Austin Reaves
SG: Landry Shamet
SF: Markis McDuffie
PF: Rashard Kelly
C: Shaquille Morris

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Texas Tech Red Raiders basketb... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
Texas Tech Red Raiders basketball Big 12 Conference

PG: Keenan Evans
SG: Jarrett Culver
SF: Zhaire Smith
PF: Justin Gray
C: Norense Odiase

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Nevada is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
Nevada Mountain West Conference

PG: Lindsey Drew
SG: Kendall Stephens
SF: Cody Martin
PF: Caleb Martin
C: Jordan Caroline

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UCLA Bruins men's basketball is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
UCLA Pacific-12 Conference

PG: Aaron Holiday
SG: Jaylen Hands
SF: Prince Ali
PF: Kris Wilkes
C: Thomas Welsh

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Florida Gators men's basketbal... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
Florida Southeastern Conference

PG: Chris Chiozza
SG: Kevaughn Allen
SF: Egor Koulechov
PF: Keith Stone
C: Kevarrius Hayes

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Purdue Boilermakers men's bask... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
Purdue Boilermakers Big Ten Conference

PG: P. J. Thompson
SG: Carsen Edwards
SF: Dakota Mathias
PF: Vince Edwards
C: Isaac Haas

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Nebraska Cornhuskers men's bas... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
Nebraska Big Ten Conference

PG: Glynn Watson
SG: Anton Gill
SF: James Palmer
PF: Isaiah Roby
C: Isaac Copeland

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Virginia Cavaliers men's baske... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
Virginia Cavaliers Atlantic Coast Conference

PG: Kyle Guy
SG: Ty Jerome
SF: Devon Hall
PF: Isaiah Wilkins
C: Jack Salt

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Michigan State Spartans men's ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
Michigan State Spartans Big Ten Conference

PG: Cassius Winston
SG: Joshua Langford
SF: Miles Bridges
PF: Nick Ward
C: Jaren Jackson Jr.

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Kansas Jayhawks Men's Basketba... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
Kansas Big 12 Conference

PG: Devonte' Graham
SG: Malik Newman
SF: Lagerald Vick 
PF: Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk
C: Udoka Azubuike

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Gonzaga Bulldogs men's basketb... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
Gonzaga Bulldogs West Coast Conference

PG: Josh Perkins
SG: Silas Melson
SF: Zach Norvell
PF: Johnathan Williams
C: Killian Tillie

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Boston College Eagles men's ba... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
BrendanCurry added Boston College Atlantic Coast Conference

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Loyola Ramblers men's basketba... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
Loyola-Chicago Missouri Valley Conference

PG: Clayton Custer
SG: Ben Richardson
SF: Marques Townes
PF: Donte Ingram
C: Cameron Krutwig

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Arkansas Razorbacks men's bask... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
Arkansas Southeastern Conference

PG: Anton Beard
SG: Daryl Macon
SF: Jaylen Barford
PF: Dustin Thomas
C: Daniel Gafford

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TCU Horned Frogs basketball is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
TCU Big 12 Conference

PG: Alex Robinson
SG: Desmond Bane
SF: Kenrich Williams
PF: J.D. Miller
C: Vladimir Brodziansky

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USC Trojans men's basketball is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
USC Pacific-12 Conference

PG: Jordan McLaughlin
SG: Elijah Stewart
SF: Shaqquan Aaron
PF: Nick Rakocevic
C: Chimezie Metu

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Providence Friars men's basket... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
Providence Big East Conference

PG: Kyron Cartwright
SG: Jalen Lindsey
SF: Alpha Diallo
PF: Rodney Bullock
C: Kalif Young

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St. Bonaventure Bonnies Men's ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
St. Bonaventure Atlantic 10 Conference

PG: Jaylen Adams
SG: Matt Mobley
SF: Idris Taqqee
PF: Courtney Stockard
C: LaDarien Griffin

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Creighton Bluejays men's baske... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
Creighton Big East Conference

PG: Davion Mintz
SG: Khyri Thomas
SF: Marcus Foster
PF: Ronnie Harrell
C: Toby Hegner

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Houston Cougars men's basketba... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
Houston American Athletic Conference

PG: Corey Davis
SG: Galen Robinson, Jr.
SF: Rob Gray
PF: Devin Davis
C: Breaon Brady

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Michigan Wolverines men's bask... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
Michigan Big Ten Conference

PG: Zavier Simpson
SG: Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman
SF: Charles Matthews
PF: Isaiah Livers
C: Moritz Wagner

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Washington Huskies men's baske... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
Washington Pacific-12 Conference

PG: David Crisp
SG: Jaylen Nowell 
SF: Matisse Thybulle
PF: Noah Dickerson
C: Sam Timmins

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Seton Hall Pirates men's baske... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
Seton Hall Big East Conference

PG: Myles Powell
SG: Khadeen Carrington
SF: Desi Rodriguez
PF: Ismael Sanogo
C: Angel Delgado

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Harvard Crimson Men's Basketba... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
Harvard Ivy League

PG: Christian Juzang
SG: Corey Johnson
SF: Justin Bassey
PF: Seth Towns
C: Chris Lewis

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NC State Wolfpack men's basket... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
NC State Atlantic Coast Conference

PG: Markell Johnson
SG: Braxton Beverly
SF: Torin Dorn
PF: Abdul-Malik Abu
C: Omer Yurtseven

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New Mexico State Aggies men's ... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
New Mexico State Western Athletic Conference

PG: A.J. Harris
SG: Sidy N'dir 
SF: Zach Lofton
PF: Jemerrio Jones
C: Jonathan Wilkins

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Oklahoma State Cowboys basketb... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
Oklahoma State Big 12 Conference

PG: Kendall Smith
SG: Lindy Waters III
SF: Jeffrey Carroll
PF: Cameron McGriff
C: Mitchell Solomon

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Saint Mary's Gaels men's baske... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
Saint Mary's West Coast Conference

PG: Emmett Naar
SG: Jordan Ford
SF: Tanner Krebs
PF: Calvin Hermanson
C: Jock Landale

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Oklahoma Sooners men's basketb... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
Oklahoma Big 12 Conference

PG: Trae Young
SG: Christian James
SF: Rashard Odomes
PF: Khadeem Lattin
C: Brady Manek

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Virginia Tech Hokies men's bas... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
Virginia Tech Atlantic Coast Conference

PG: Justin Robinson
SG: Devin Wilson 
SF: Nickeil Alexander-Walker
PF: Justin Bibbs
C: Kerry Blackshear, Jr.

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Tennessee Volunteers basketbal... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
Tennessee Southeastern Conference

PG: Jordan Bone
SG: Jordan Bowden
SF: Admiral Schofield
PF: Grant Williams
C: Kyle Alexander

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Rhode Island Rams men's basket... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
Rhode Island Atlantic 10 Conference

PG: Jeff Dowtin
SG: Jared Terrell
SF: Stanford Robinson
PF: E.C. Matthews
C: Andre Berry

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Arizona Wildcats men's basketb... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
Arizona Pacific-12 Conference

PG: Parker Jackson-Cartwright
SG: Allonzo Trier
SF: Rawle Alkins
PF: DeAndre Ayton
C: Dusan Ristic

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Ohio State University is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
Ohio State University Big Ten Conference

PG: C.J. Jackson 
SG: Jae'sean Tate
SF: Andre Wesson
PF: Keita Bates-Diop
C: Kaleb Wesson

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Clemson Tigers men's basketbal... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
Clemson Atlantic Coast Conference

PG: Marcquise Reed
SG: Shelton Mitchell 
SF: Gabe DeVoe
PF: Aamir Simms
C: Elijah Thomas

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Xavier Musketeers men's basket... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
Xavier Musketeers Atlantic Ten Conference

PG: Quentin Goodin
SG: J.P. Macura
SF: Trevon Bluiett
PF: Naji Marshall
C: Kerem Kanter

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Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders ... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
Middle Tennessee Conference USA

PG: Tyrik Dixon
SG: Antwain Johnson
SF: Giddy Potts
PF: Nick King
C: Brandon Walters

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Missouri Tigers men's basketba... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
Missouri Southeastern Conferenc

PG: Kassius Robertson
SG: Cullen VanLeer
SF: Jordan Barnett
PF: Kevin Puryear
C: Jeremiah Tilmon

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Belmont Bruins men's basketbal... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
Belmont The Summit League

PG: Kevin McClain
SG: Austin Luke
SF: Dylan Windler
PF: Amanze Egekeze
C: Tyler Hadden

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Alabama Crimson Tide men's bas... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
Alabama Southeastern Conference

PG: Collin Sexton
SG: Dazon Ingram
SF: John Petty
PF: Donta Hall
C: Daniel Giddens

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Texas A&M Aggies men's basketb... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
Texas A&M Southeastern Conference

PG: T.J. Starks
SG: Admon Gilder
SF: D.J. Hogg
PF: Robert Williams
C: Tyler Davis

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Arizona State Sun Devils men's... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
Arizona State Pacific-12 Conference

PG: Shannon Evans
SG: Tra Holder
SF: Kodi Justice
PF: Vitaliy Shibel
C: Romello White

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Butler Bulldogs men's basketba... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
Butler Big East

PG: Kamar Baldwin
SG: Paul Jorgenson
SF: Aaron Thompson
PF: Kelan Martin
C: Tyler Wideman

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Cincinnati Bearcats men's bask... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
Cincinnati Big East Conference

PG: Justin Jenifer
SG: Jarron Cumberland
SF: Jacob Evans
PF: Gary Clark
C: .Kyle Washington

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West Virginia Mountaineers men... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list March Madness: Who Will Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament?
West Virginia Big 12 Conference

PG: James Bolden
SG: Jevon Carter
SF: Wesley Harris
PF: Esa Ahmad
C: Sagaba Konate