Here are three takeaways from the NCAA Tournament selections. The No. 2 seed is Duke, with Michigan State at No. 3. 1 seeds, and 5-8 get No. 2 seeds and so on.
The Midwest's No. 16 seed is Penn (24-8), which won the Ivy League by defeating Harvard, 68-65, on Sunday.
The Heels also have a win over No. 5 seed Ohio State from the regular season.
A day later, the Retrievers watched their school's name unveiled as the No. 16 seed in the South Regional and a Friday opponent for top-seeded Virginia at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.
"At the same time, I want them to think back to this is still a team that won the SEC".
Expect to see a few Zags fans in Boise.
USC was seeded second in the Pac-12 Tournament and lost the conference final.
Kansas will stay close to home, though, playing the opening round in Wichita, Kan., and, if it gets far enough, the second weekend in Omaha, Neb. But a healthy Porter playing at his best could make them really unsafe in the early rounds.
That's why this Selection Sunday felt different. For now, we'll go with Brunson's body of work over Sexton's higher National Basketball Association upside. Its best win came over Vermont in December. The Cavaliers don't do it pretty, but all they've done is win. They are 2-11 overall in the dance. Maybe the biggest shock was Florida State garnering a No. 9 seed, when they'd been squarely on the bubble since losing in the ACC Tournament on Wednesday.
Duke is set to play 15th-seeded Iona in Pittsburgh.
So the 68-team men's NCAA Tournament field was set, launching a billion brackets in a million office pools, and commencing a three-week smorgasbord that will see US productivity plummet as people across American pretend to work while sneaking peeks at scores on their smartphones and obsessively checking on the ever-frail health of their brackets.
Oh, and Auburn is the No. 4 seed after earning the top seed in the SEC Tournament.
Person was arrested and charged with six counts of federal corruption on September 26 as part of the FBI's sweeping investigation into college basketball. Although the seeds go one through 16 in each region, the committee also releases a true seed list, which ranks every team in the tournament. The quality of competition. They beat a good New Mexico State team (a 12-seed in the field) that dealt then 10-0 Miami its first loss. "It's why we play the games". The Grizzlies were within a single possession with under four minutes left, but they could not pull it off. Michigan, meanwhile, took care of Penn State on the road, 72-63, for an impressive win on February 21.
Miller would deny any wrongdoing and received the support of Arizona president Robert Robbins, who said after meeting with the Arizona Board of Regents that Miller would remain as the team's head coach. The Blackbirds and Highlanders will play Tuesday night in Dayton to determine which team plays the Wildcats. De Sousa emerged as a replacement for 7-footer Udoka Azubuike, who missed the Big 12 tournament with a knee injury. His season average of 13.0 rebounds leads the nation.
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