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2018 NCAA Tournament: Villanova to take on winner of LIU Brooklyn-Radford in first round

A First Four matchup winner is the first opponent in the way on the road to San Antonio

NCAA Basketball: NCAA Tournament-First Round-Mount St Mary's vs Villanova Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports

The wait is finally over!

March Madness and the 2018 NCAA Tournament is here. The Villanova Wildcats are a No. 1 seed in the East Region and will begin their journey at Pittsburgh.

The Wildcats head into the Big Dance with a 30-4 record, and they topped things off with their third Big East Tournament title in four years.

They will take on the winner of the First Four matchup between the LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds and the Radford Highlanders.

LIU Brooklyn won the NEC championship and enter the NCAA Tournament with an 18-16 record. As for Radford, the Highlanders won the Big South and enter with a 22-12 record.

The Blackbirds and the Highlanders will duke it out on Tuesday, 6:40 p.m.