Virginia, Villanova, Kansas and Xavier top seeds in NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament


The Musketeers could be poised to break through this season. He returned to the floor for a light workout on Sunday, and Self said he could practice with the rest of the team on Monday. We played great on the platform at the Orleans [Arena in the WAC Tournament] when the stakes were high, played awfully well in Chicago at the United Center [in a win over Illinois] and certainly in Hawaii, we played some of our best basketball. DeVoe leads Clemson in 3-pointers with 75 this season - just five away from tying for 10th all-time for a single season in Clemson history.

The committee does not use current for as a criteria, which seems illogical because how the teams are playing now is more significant than November.

-Some of the first week's best action could be in Boise, Idaho, which features a possible second-round South matchup between No. 5 Kentucky and No. 4 Arizona, each of which won their conference tournaments.

NMSU punched their ticket to the dance with a 72-58 win over Grand Canyon in the WAC Tournament championship game.

The tournament begins Tuesday with opening-round games in Dayton, Ohio, and then gets into full swing Thursday and Friday at eight sites across the country.

No. 3 seed Tennessee was picked to finish 13th in the SEC. Iowa State, Oklahoma State and the Baylor Bears did not make it into the tournament.

Sumner went on to the National Basketball Association and athletic guard Trevon Blueitt considered leaving before deciding to stay in Cincinnati for another season.

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.

"I can't think of any adjectives for how I feel right now", Hokies senior guard Justin Bibbs said.

No. 2 North Carolina vs.

The Hokies and Crimson Tide will tipoff from PPG Paints Arena is slated for 9:20 p.m. on Thursday.

Coach Brownell has taken three different programs to the NCAA Tournament. A top 25 team by several metrics with a top-10 offensive efficiency rating, the Wolf Pack could be a handful if they get rolling. The Tar Heels are 33-1 in NCAA Tournament games in their home state, the only loss coming in 1979.

The Hoos swept the ACC regular season and tournament titles while setting the school record with 31 wins this season. "It's an honor, we're very, very grateful and excited to play a very talented Texas A&M team".

Watching No. 3 seed MI will be fascinating since they had the long layoff after the Big Ten Tournament victory.

The Tigers will play the 12th seeded New Mexico State Aggies on Friday, March 16 in San Diego, Calif.

If Michigan wins, they could face an underrated No. 6 seed in Houston. The game can be watched on TNT and the K-State Sports Network. "If we can continue to play at that level (from the Big East Tournament) defensively - we've got to get a little bit better offensively - I thought we were as dominant over a three-game stretch as we've been since we've been here, hopefully we can continue to do that".