March Madness: CBS projects multiple Virginia teams to earn NCAA tournament bids

Posted at 3:53 PM, Feb 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-06 16:03:25-05

Norfolk State Men’s Basketball.

VIRGINIA – Selection Sunday is six weeks away. And, if Commonwealth teams keep up their winning ways – the 2019 NCAA men’s basketball tournament could have a Virginia flavor.

According to the latest bracket projection by bracketologist Jerry Palm, six teams from Virginia are projected to make the field of 68.

The teams: Virginia, Virginia Tech, VCU, Old Dominion, Radford & Norfolk State.

ODU men’s basketball

ODU (Conference USA), Radford (Big South) & Norfolk State (MEAC) are currently leading their respective conferences and in position to earn an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament.

The 2019 NCAA tournament field will be announced Sunday March 17th.

The 2019 Men’s Final Four & National Championship will be broadcast on News 3 April 6th and 8th.