Two of the greatest days in sports have finally arrived. First round action of the 2021 NCAA Tournament is underway as 64 teams take to the court and try to earn a national championship for their schools. After a year hiatus because of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s incredibly satisfying to have tournament games on our devices once again for the Big Dance.

The First Four action has come and gone on Thursday, and the Friday action is now underway. The full slate of first-round games has begun, so everyone can settle in and watch the college basketball action as we aim to crown a national champion. 

So if you’ve woken up on this holiest of mornings in search of a printable NCAA Tournament bracket, we are here to help. You cherish that pristine piece of paper; it fills out the experience, I know. Even though the tradition of filling out a bracket has gone more digital, there is still a yearning to head to your printer, grab that sheet (or 12) and start writing out your picks with a pen. And that’s what we’re here to help with today. Below you will find our printable NCAA Tournament bracket that you still have time to fill out ahead of the action. But hurry, the first round starts on Friday. 

You can also find our LIVE updating bracket in just about every way possible on your device of choice.

Expanded coverage continues all week on CBSSports.com and CBS Sports HQ, our free 24/7 news streaming service that is watchable on any streaming device. 

March is here, and the NCAA Tournament is back. Our bodies are ready. Is your bracket?

Click here to enlarge and print the blank 2021 NCAA Tournament bracket.

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