Published: Mon, March 12, 2018
Science | By Joan Schultz

Complete Schedule, Teams And Matchups — NIT Bracket

The Bruins had such noteable wins against SEC Tournament victor Kentucky, a regular season win against Pac-12 Champion Arizona in Tucson and swept USC.

With a win over Davidson, Kentucky would face the victor of the No. 4 seed Arizona (27-7) vs.

The Wildcats have a 2016 national championship that serves as the crowning moment under coach Jay Wright. Krslovic is entrenched as parting of the Grizzlies starting line-up has averaged 7.5 points and 5.1 rebounds over the season, but increased his output to 13 points and 8.3 rebounds in helping guide his side return to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in 5 years.

The most challenging region appeared to be the Midwest. "But if Marshall can get them spread, they've got a chance". Senior guard Trevon Bluiett - who averaged 25 points in the Musketeers' three tournament wins last season - again leads Xavier with 19.5 points and a 42 percent clip on 3-pointers. "I felt like we had enough guys returning, enough experience". Texas Tech, Wichita State, West Virginia and Florida are among the teams that could also come out of the East should Villanova stumble. Brunson matched a career high with 31 points in Villanova's overtime victory against Providence to clinch the tourney title.

Here's what else to look for in the East Region. No. 13 seed Buffalo (26-8) matchup. They beat Wisconsin in 2001 as a No. 11 seed and shocked Baylor 57-56 in 2015 as a No. 14 seed. The Wildcats won their fourth-straight SEC Tournament title this weekend.

There will be a couple of major differences for the NCAA Tournament selection show.

He skipped interviews and was unavailable.

Despite being deemed one of the best teams in the country by the selection committee, Xavier won't be one of the Vegas favorites to win the national championship, simply because the general public isn't going to bet on Xavier.

Bennett said he was happy to see nine ACC teams get in the tournament, but felt bad for the select few (Louisville and Notre Dame) that were left out of the competition.

Missouri (20-12) is an at-large team after winning just eight games last season, but with the recent return of highly touted forward Michael Porter Jr. the Tigers have the talent to make a run. "Thankful to be the one seed".

Instead well become Indiana North when Purdue possibly faces Butler in the second round.

Last season as a No. 2 seed, the Cardinals suffered an upset loss to No. Michigan in the second round.

Avery Johnson coached the Dallas Mavericks to the NBA Finals.

Southern California was among the first four teams out of the bracket.

The Spartans and Coach Wes Miller are in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2001.

The Crimson Tide could be a factor in the region - just as long as it plays five players. Adams was the Atlantic 10 Co-Player of the Year. Alabama lost the rest of the roster because of ejections, fouls and injuries.

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