ESPN’s bracket projections at press time Sunday had the Broncos as a No. 14 seed playing No. 3 UCLA in Los Angeles.
Nebraska got the No. 10 seed in the same region and is headed to Austin, Texas, to face No. 7 Arizona State. Jamie Dixon led the Horned Frogs to the NIT title last season, and then built on that success and earned a six seed in this year’s NCAA tournament.
It’s not clear exactly what the NCAA selection committee has against the Huskers but it seems as if a week spent talking about how Nebraska didn’t deserve to be in the NCAAs convinced everyone they barely deserved to be in the postseason. Rylie Cascio Jensen plays for South Dakota State, which won the Summit League championship to make the tournament and will play Villanova in South Bend.
Huskers head coach Tim Miles is not happy about this.
The UO will operate public shuttles from Autzen Stadium only for the NIT first round game. For now, the Huskies (20-12) are turning their attention to The NIT. Boise State beat Utah 73-68 in the first round and lost 71-56 to IL in the second round.
Here are some areas Washington must focus on to prevail over Boise State. The winners of the two first-round games will meet in Monday’s second round.
The Cards finished 9-9 in the Atlantic Coast Conference, beating Florida State in the second round of the ACC Tournament before falling to top-seeded Virginia in the quarterfinals. He is also third with 67 assists and 13 steals.
Rider (22-9) at OR (22-12), 7 p.m. As junior guard David Crisp put it after each of those games, the UW lacked late-game poise. Redshirt senior and second-leading scorer Andrew Rowsey will move on after the season, but the rest of the team is scheduled to return. “Once they have tickets to turn back in that goes to the other seven teams that are here, so then they have the option to pick up the rest of them”.
A sweep of California and key wins over Stanford, Oregon State and Buffalo – all four teams are in the NCAA tournament – helped seal ASU’s at-large bid. “I think our team is capable of winning games in the NCAA tournament, but that’s for somebody else to decide”, Wojciechowski said.
Singles winners for the Vikings: No. 1 Siena Peri in three sets, No. 2 Eszter Zador in straight sets, and No. 3 Alli Valk in three sets.
Washington is 8-1 lifetime against Boise State, but the teams haven’t played in 19 years. While the Lady Vols have been in the NCAA Tournament every year since it began in 1982, Nicholls State, Northern Colorado, Mercer and Seattle will be making their first appearances. The semifinals and finals are held in NYC. Arizona State also is in a First Four game, facing Syracuse at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Dayton. The game will be streamed on ESPN3.