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2017 NCAA Tournament Brackets - The Road To The College Cup (Final Four)

It is survive and advance time once again. The Big Dance is about to get underway. The 48-team field has been announced and it is now all about the journey along the road with the destination being the College Cup in  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 

Wake Forest, Indiana, North Carolina, and Louisville have been awarded the coverted top four seeds which means they could play their way to Houston without ever leaving home.

All sixteen first-round contests will take place on Thursday, November 16. All sixteen second round games will take place on Sunday, November  19. The third round (Round of Sixteen) will take place on Saturday, November 25 or Sunday, November 26 and the quarterfinals (Elite Eight) on Friday, December 1 or Saturday, December 2 at the site of the highest seed. The College Cup (Final Four) will take place on Friday, December 8 and Sunday, December 10  at Talen Energy Stadium in Philadelphia. .

Listed below are the first and second round contests.

  #1 Wake Forest Bracket

 

 

First Round: Columbia (11-2-3) at William and Mary (11-4-5)

Second Round: Winner at #1 Wake Forest (17-1-2)


First Round: Lipscomb (11-7-2) at Butler (12-4-2)

Second Round: Winner at #16 VCU (12-6-0)


First Round:  Cal State Fullerton (10-7-4) at Pacific (12-4-1)

Second Round:  Winner at #9 Stanford (15-2-1)


First Round: Mercer (7-8-6) at Coastal Carolina (12-6-1)

Second Round:  Winner at #8 Clemson (12-5-1)


 #4 Louisville Bracket 

 

 

 

First Round: Seattle (14-3-4) at Washington (12-6-1)

Second Round:  Winner at #5 Akron (16-3-1) 


First Round: UIC (11-5-3) at Wisconsin (10-4-5) 

Second Round:  Winner at #12 Notre Dame (11-6-2)


First Round:  Colgate (10-10-1) at Massachusetts (15-3-3)

Second Round:  Winner at #13 Michigan (12-5-2)


First Round:  San Francisco (9-8-0) at California (11-6-0)

Second Round:  Winner at #4 Louisville (11-2-4)


   #3 North Carolina Bracket   

 

 

First  Round:  Presbyterian (6-8-5) at UNCW (11-7-0)

Second Round:  Winner at #3 North Carolina (14-3-1)


First Round:  Central Arkansas (8-10-1) at SMU (15-2-1)

Second Round:  Winner at #14 Georgetown (14-3-2)


First Round: Saint Francis Brooklyn (14-4-1) at Fordham (12-5-2)

Second Round:  Winner at #11 Virginia (12-3-5)


First Round: Omaha (10-5-3) at FIU (11-1-4)

Second Round:  Winner at #6 Duke (12-4-2)


   #2 Indiana Bracket    

 

 

First Round:  Air Force (14-2-3) at Virginia Tech (9-9-0)

Second Round:  Winner at #7 Michigan State  (11-3-3)


First Round:  Albany (14-4-2) at Maryland (10-5-3)

Second Round:  Winner at #10 Western Michigan (16-3-1)


First Round:  Fairfield (12-4-3) at New Hampshire (12-3-4)

Second Round:  Winner at #15 Dartmouth (12-3-1)


First Round:  N.C. State (8-5-4) at Old Dominion (12-5-2)

Second Round:  Winner at #2 Indiana (15-0-5)