For the first time, the NCAA Tournament bracket reveal will be delivered in stages on Selection Sunday.

First, we will see who is in and who is not. All 68 teams will be announced.

But where are the games and what are the regional assignments?

After the teams are identified, the bracket, matchups and sites will be revealed.

It is a different approach by TBS, which is broadcasting the selection show for the first time. The two-hour program begins at 3 p.m. Pacific time.

Previously, the program would unveil the bracket and matchups by region. Two years ago, CBS drew the ire of college hoops fans by spreading the announcement over the course of a two-hour program.

Last year, all four brackets were announced in the program’s first 40 minutes.

— The Kansas City Star

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