The 2020-2021 NCAA Division I Championship bracket was announced Sunday night via an online selection show.
From the NCAA.com (View original release):
This year’s championship features 12 teams. Nine programs were selected as automatic qualifiers after winning their conferences while the remaining three — Iowa, Louisville and Northwestern — were selected on at-large basis. The top four teams were awarded national seeds as well as a first-round bye.
These are the 2020 automatic qualifiers:
|American East Conference||Stanford|
|Atlantic Coast Conference||North Carolina|
|Atlantic 10 Conference||VCU|
|Big East Conference||UConn|
|Big Ten Conference||Michigan|
|Colonial Athletic Association||Delaware|
|Mid-American Conference||Miami (OH)|
The 2020 tournament begins with first- and second-round games on April 30 and May 2 with Penn State and North Carolina hosting those contests.