NCAA Division I men's draw: Wake Forest is the No. 1 seed as ACC teams clean up

ACC champion Wake Forest is the No. 1 seed in the NCAA Division I Men's Tournament ahead of Indiana, North Carolina and Louisville. ACC teams claimed five of the top eight seeds, seven of the 16 seeds and tied a record with nine teams in the 48-team tournament field.

ACC Nine:
No. 1 Wake Forest (17-1-2, No. 1 seed for the fifth time)
No. 3 North Carolina (14-3-1, Won Coastal Division for third year in a row)
No. 4 Louisville (11-2-4, No. 4 seed for second straight year)
No. 6 Duke (12-4-2, Earned first tournament bid since 2011)
No. 8 Clemson (12-5-1, National seed for fourth straight season)
No. 11 Virginia (12-3-5, Record 37th consecutive tournament appearance)
No. 12 Notre Dame (11-6-2, Top-16 seed for sixth year in a row)
NC State (8-5-4, Selected to postseason for the first time since 2009)
Virginia Tech (9-9-0, Qualified with .500 record, minimum record for at-large consideration)

First-round games will be played Thursday. The 16 seeds have byes and will play the first-round winners on Sunday.

The NCAA Men's College Cup will be played Dec. 8-10 in Chester, Pa.

First Round
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14
Columbia vs William & Mary
vs  #1 Wake Forest
Lipscomb vs Butler
vs. #16 VCU
CSU Fullerton vs Pacific
vs. #9 Stanford
Mercer vs Coastal Carolina
vs. #8 Clemson
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Presbyterian vs UNCW
vs #3 North Carolina
Central Ark. vs SMU
vs. #14 Georgetown
St. Francis (B'klyn) vs Fordham
vs. #11 Virginia
Omaha vs FIU
vs. #6 Duke
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Seattle vs Washington
vs. #5 Akron
IUC vs Wisconsin
vs. #12 Notre Dame
Colgate vs Massachusetts
vs. #13 Michigan
San Francisco vs California
vs. #4 Louisville
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Air Force vs Virginia Tech
vs. #7 Michigan State
Albany vs Maryland
vs. #10 Western Mich.
New Hampshire vs. Fairfield
vs. #15 Dartmouth
NC State vs Old Dominion
vs. #2 Indiana
3 comments about "NCAA Division I men's draw: Wake Forest is the No. 1 seed as ACC teams clean up".
  1. Ric Fonseca, November 13, 2017 at 11:51 p.m.

    Oooops, what am I missing here, but what about other conference results?  PAC 12 anyone?

  2. frank schoon replied, November 14, 2017 at 10:42 a.m.

    RIC, You know better than that, they don't play soccer anywhere else but in the ACC. LOL

  3. cisco martinez, November 14, 2017 at 6:56 p.m.

    Stanford, CAL, Washington, UCLA was 7-10 this year which is not normal.

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