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CBS Sports Experts Make National Title Picks

Duke and Gonzaga players lining up for a free throw attempt.

LAHAINA, HI - NOVEMBER 21: Javin DeLaurier #12 of the Duke Blue Devils lines up between Jeremy Jones #22 and Rui Hachimura #21 of the Gonzaga Bulldogs during a free-throw attempt during the first half of the gameat the Lahaina Civic Center on November 21, 2018 in Lahaina, Hawaii. (Photo by Darryl Oumi/Getty Images)

The NCAA Tournament begins tomorrow with the First Four in Dayton, Ohio. The Round of 64 gets underway on Thursday.

After the bracket was revealed last night, experts began releasing their picks for the Final Four and national championship. CBS Sports' group of analysts has put out their picks.

Seven analysts in total picked their national champion. As expected, a majority chose Duke, the odds-on favorite.

You can see the full breakdown of title picks from CBS Sports below.

  • Duke: Four votes
  • Virginia: Two votes
  • Gonzaga: One vote

For CBS' full analysis and breakdown of the entire tournament, as well as expert picks for every game, click here.

If Duke does cut down the nets in Minneapolis, it will be the program's sixth title. All have come under Mike Krzyzewski.

Meanwhile, Virginia and Gonzaga are looking to cut down the nets for the first time. Gonzaga came closest two years ago when it fell to North Carolina in the national championship game.