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Villanova is the top overall seed in NCAA Tournament Bracket Preview

The ‘Cats are positioned well for a good draw in March.

NCAA Basketball: Georgetown at Villanova Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

CBS hosted the NCAA Tournament Committee’s first-ever Bracket Preview show today, where they released the top 16 seeds as they stand today. The Villanova Wildcats were named the top overall seed and the #1 seed in the East. The Kansas Jayhawks were #2 (Midwest), the Baylor Bears were #3 (South) and the Gonzaga Bulldogs were #4 (West).

Here’s the rest of top 16 seeds in order:

The ‘Cats can take a big step towards winning a fourth straight Big East with a win at Xavier today, and if they can avoid more than 1-2 losses the rest of the way will lock up a favorable draw in the East. That would mean a first weekend series in Buffalo and a potential trip to Madison Square Garden for the Regional semi’s and final backed by the massive alumni based in New York City.

Here’s the full breakout of seeds by region: