Virginia earns No. 1 overall NCAA Tournament seed on Selection Sunday

Virginia earns No. 1 overall NCAA Tournament seed on Selection Sunday

"Get into the NCAA Tournament, you get a good seed, maybe your first game is [easy]", Wright said.

Winning the way they did against Providence in overtime during the Big East tournament championship shows how tough this Villanova team can be, and as long as guys like Mikal Bridges and Jalen Brunson are on top of their games, Villanova is going to be a very risky team to compete against in the East Region.

"Every time we win it's a different feeling, a different celebration in the locker room because we haven't done it", Wilson said. We have teams borderline that should have advanced that didn't get in. It won't be a partisan crowd for them for sure. ESPN reported that Arizona coach Sean Miller was on an Federal Bureau of Investigation wiretap discussing a $100,000 payment to then-recruit Deandre Ayton, one of the top players in the tournament. If we had only won 12 games in a row, we probably wouldn't be sitting here.

The Atlantic Coast Conference led all conferences by tying its own record with nine teams in the tournament, and the ACC needed Syracuse squeezing in as the last team to match that mark. Miami is a No. 6 seed in the tournament.

Most projections had Loyola as a No. 12 seed and headed west to Boise, Idaho, or San Diego to kick things off. "We've felt like that all along", Brownell said. Anytime we've played on the big stage, we've played really well.

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The 12 seed is the highest NMSU has received since 2010 when it was also a 12 seed.

The Midwest's No. 16 seed is Penn (24-8), which won the Ivy League by defeating Harvard, 68-65, on Sunday.

The Hokies will have been off for more than a week by the time they step onto the court at Little Caesars Arena to begin their NCAA tournament journey.

No. 6 Houston (26-7) vs.

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The Tigers lost one of their top players, Donte Grantham, to a ACL injury in January.

Kansas freshman Silvio De Sousa, who joined the team at midseason, had 16 points on 8-for-8 shooting and 10 rebounds in the Big 12 title game against West Virginia.

Four months after the start of the college basketball season, the day everyone has waited for is here.

Jans became the third coach in NMSU history take the Aggies to the NCAA Tournament in his first season, joining Paul Weir last season and Lou Henson in 1968.

Georgia State isn't a regular in the tournament, but the Panthers have made the most of their opportunities in the past. "This is a basketball insane city and I don't think anybody does it better than San Antonio", Elliot said.

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"The advantage is your fans get an opportunity to come see you play", Self said. Or we might get the Steve Fisher Bowl with a MI matchup against No. 11 seed San Diego State. "We have a ton of alums in Arizona and they can drive over". Saint Mary's and Southern California being left out is confusing. I think Nevada poses a big-time threat to the Bearcats advancing to the second weekend.

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