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Three Weeks to Go: Who's coming to Buffalo for NCAAs?

Buffalo’s KeyBank Center will be one of the eight first- and second-round sites for the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament March 16 and 18.

Here’s the latest rundown on what the “bracket experts” are saying about who’s coming to Buffalo. All agree on defending champion Villanova as Buffalo's top team.

We'll find out for sure on Selection Sunday (March 12).

ESPN Bracketology with Joe Lunardi

No. 1 Villanova vs. No. 16 (Mount St. Mary’s or North Dakota)

No. 8 Virginia Commonwealth vs. No. 9 Michigan

No. 5 Wisconsin vs. No. 12 Syracuse

No. 4 West Virginia vs. No. 13 Princeton

Lunardi has Kansas, North Carolina and Gonzaga as the other No. 1 seeds.

Lunardi has Louisville, Baylor, Arizona and Oregon as the No. 2s.

Lunardi has the Mid-American (Akron) and Metro Atlantic winners (Monmouth) as No. 13 seeds. He has two Atlantic 10 teams in (8-VCU, 9-Dayton).

ESPN's full bracket

CBS SPORTS – Jerry Palm’s Bracketology

No. 1 Villanova vs. No. 16 (NC Central or Mount St. Mary's)

No. 8 South Carolina vs. No. 9 Oklahoma State

No. 5 West Virginia vs. No. 12 Illinois State

No. 4 Cincinnati vs. No. 13 Vermont.

Palm has Gonzaga, Kansas and Baylor as the other No. 1 seeds.

Palm has Louisville, Arizona, North Carolina and Oregon as the No. 2s.

Palm has the Mid-American champ (Akron) as a 14 seed the Metro Atlantic champ (Monmouth) as No. 13 seed. He has three Atlantic 10 teams in (9-VCU, 10-Dayton, 11-Rhode Island).

CBSSports.com full bracket

NBC SPORTS – Dave Ommen's Bracketology

No. 1 Villanova vs. No. 16 (New Orleans or Mount St. Mary’s)

No. 8 Dayton vs. No. 9 Miami (Fla.)

No. 5 Cincinnati vs. No. 12 Monmouth

No. 4 West Virginia vs. No. 13 Vermont.

Ommen has Gonzaga, Kansas and North Carolina as the other No. 1 seeds.

Ommen has Louisville, Arizona, Baylor and Oregon as the No. 2s.

Ommen has the Metro Atlantic champ (Monmouth) as a 12 seed, the Mid-American champ (Akron) as a 13 seed. He has two Atlantic 10 teams in (9-VCU, 8-Dayton).

NBCSports.com full bracket

What about Syracuse?

ESPN has the Orange at 12. CBS and NBC have Syracuse among the first four out.

TICKETS

As of Monday, there still were about 1,200 tickets left, all in the upper deck, at $228 for all sessions.

The NCAA site for tickets

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