The Pitt men’s basketball team was selected as a 10th seed in the NCAA basketball tournament Eastern Region. The Panthers will meet Wisconsin Friday night in St. Louis. Pitt is 21-11 overall. The Badgers, a number seven seed are 20-12.
West Virginia was selected as a number three seed in the Eastern Region and will meet Stephen F. Austin Friday night.
Kansas, North Carolina, Virginia and Oregon were selected as number-one seeds.
- In order to guarantee picking the winner of all the March Madness games, you’d have to fill out more than 9 quintillion brackets — which is a “9” followed by 18 zeros. If you used one sheet of paper for each bracket, all that paper wouldn’t fit inside the entire universe. (Associated Press)
The women’s NCAA tournament field will be announced tonight. Duquesne expects to be included in the field. The Robert Morris women also clinched a bid with a 56-51 win over Sacred Heart Sunday in the NorthEast Conference tournament championship.