2013 NCAA Tournament: Midwest Region Bracket, Match-Ups and Dates

By Joseph Nardone
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The Selection Committee has done whatever it is that they do. Now it is time for you to study these teams and get to know them like the back of your hand. Here is a look at all of the first round match-ups in the Midwest Region of the NCAA Tournament. Remember kids, picking chalk isn’t nearly as fun as selecting the University of Grumpelstiltskin to reach the Final Four.

Also, you can click on each team’s name to see Rant Sports’ 2013 NCAA Tournament Profile for each team. Take all the help while filling out your bracket that you can get. These profiles were done by the finest college basketball analysts in the history of mankind (Or not). Do not be afraid to use them while trying to make money off impress your friends with your vast knowledge of all things college basketball related. It isn’t cheating if you are trying — or something like that.


Thursday, Mar. 21 (Kansas City)- No. 1 Louisville vs. No. 16 North Carolina A&T/Liberty

Thursday, Mar. 21 (Kansas City)- No. 8 Colorado State vs. No. 9 Missouri

Thursday, Mar. 21 (Aubrun Hills, MI)- No. 5 Oklahoma State vs. No. 12 Oregon

Thursday, Mar. 21 (Aubrun Hills, MI)- No. 4 Saint Louis vs. No. 13 New Mexico State

Friday, Mar. 22 (Philadelphia, PA)- No. 2 Duke vs. No. 15 Albany

Frisday, Mar. 22 (Philadelphia, PA)- No. 7 Creighton vs. No. 10 Cincinnati 

Thursday, Mar. 21 (Austin, TX)- No. 3 Michigan State vs. No. 14 Valparaiso

Thursday, Mar. 21 (Austin, TX)- No. 6 Memphis vs. No. 11 MTSU/Saint Mary’s


Joseph is a Senior Writer for Rant Sports. For the love of Sam Cassell, follow Joe on the mean streets of Twitter @JosephNardone

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