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Virginia Tech Earns At Large Bid into NCAA Tournament

12 March 2018

The 2018 NCAA Tournament is back again folks!

Xavier, the top seed in the West Region, will begin play Friday in Nashville against the victor of the First Four matchup between North Carolina Central and Texas Southern.

"I told our players, everybody can play if they're in there", Bennett said. The Seminoles open against Missouri, which makes 9.3 3-pointers per game but commits a dangerously high 14.1 turnovers. In a shocker, Arizona potentially will play No. 5 seed Kentucky in the second round if the Wildcats get past Buffalo. Due to the early start of the Big Ten tournament this season, the Buckeyes (24-8) will have a 12-day gap between games before facing the Summit League-champion Jackrabbits.

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If Syracuse defeats Arizona State, they will play No. 6 TCU on Friday. Tennessee, which tied Auburn for the conference title in the regular season, earned a 3 seed. The Gators improbably reached the Elite Eight a season ago when a Chris Chiozza buzzer beater lifted them over Wisconsin in the Sweet 16.

Blueitt's return was a huge boon to the Musketeers.

Virginia, which won the ACC regular season and tournament titles and was ranked atop both major polls, was chosen as the top overall seed.

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After another Tar Heel turnover, Allen spun to the basket before being whistled for a player-control foul with 17.8 seconds left. Unlike the regular season matchup between these two teams , Carolina took care of the 'Cuse easily , defeating the Orange 78-59.

"I don't know that he can be 100 percent", Self said after learning the Jayhawks' seed, "but there are a lot of guys who sprain an ankle and they're not 100 percent, and you still play because there's not a risk of hurting it more". They will host seventh-seeded Harvard on campus at the Al McGuire Center Wednesday at 6 p.m. However, it is hard to deny that the Tar Heels are a very good, well rounded club.

Before we begin, take note that over the 20 years, there have been some undeniable trends on the way to determining the NCAA champion. Things were particularly painful for USC, a team that finished as the runner-up in the Pac-12 but saw arch rival UCLA - not followed by USC - get announced as an at-large team.

"His recovery he's made so far has been even more than what doctors and trainers had thought it would be", Self said.

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The Musketeers (28-5, 15-3) have a solid non-conference win vs. likely No. 2 seed Cincinnati to mesh with no bad losses. For the first time in 36 years, the highly-anticipated reveal of the tournament field and bracket will be shown on TBS.

A&M's matchup against Providence will be played in Charlotte on Friday. But all of them came to teams in the NCAA Tournament picture.

Most Dangerous Double-Digit seed: San Diego State (11). The victor of that second-round game will face the victor from Clemson and Auburn's side of the bracket in Sweet Sixteen play.

Expect to see a few Zags fans in Boise.

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According to the official NCAA.com website, all of the hoops madness will officially get underway Tuesday evening from Dayton, Ohio with the First Four play in games.

Virginia Tech Earns At Large Bid into NCAA Tournament