2018 NCAA tournament: Breaking down the March Madness field of 68

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SportsPulse: Trysta Krick runs through surprises, snubs and other highlights from Selection Sunday as March Madness officially begins.
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You might not know a lot about the March Madness field, so we’ve got you covered.

Here’s everything you need to know for all 68 teams competing for the NCAA men’s basketball title. 

Regional analysis:Midwest | East | South | West

Bracket:See all the NCAA tournament matchups | Printable

Snubs: These 7 teams got the shaft from the Selection Committee

EAST REGIONAL

1. Villanova

Nickname: Wildcats. Location: Villanova, Pa.

Record: 30-4, 14-4. Bid: Big East champ.

Last appearance: 2017, lost to Wisconsin in round of 32.

Coach: Jay Wright (21-13 in 14 appearances).

Overview: It’s been feast or famine for the Wildcats recently in the tournament, either going all the way or flaming out early. The fate of this year’s group will hinge on its biggest strength. Quite simply, they can shoot the lights out, better than 50% overall and almost 40% from

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