Arizona heads to Boise for March Madness with possible matchup against Kentucky on horizon
The Arizona men's basketball team will begin their road to the Final Four in Boise, Idaho with a first round match up with the University of Buffalo out of the Mid-American Conference. The Wildcats were pitted in the South Region and face a possible matchup with the Kentucky Wildcats should they beat the Bulls.
The March Madness bracket, released on Sunday, had the No. 1 seeds as Xavier, Virginia, Villanova and Kansas. Virginia is the No. 1 seed in the South and could be a potential Sweet Sixteen opponent should Arizona make it that far. The South features three power five conference tournament champions in the upper half of the bracket, Arizona (Pac-12), Kentucky (SEC) and Virginia (ACC).
Arizona is a No. 4 seed despite posting a 27-7 record, winning the regular season championship and the conference tournament.
ASU also made the field of 68 and will play in the Tuesday play-in game in Dayton, Ohio versus Syracuse. UCLA was the only other Pac-12 team to make the field as the selection committee chose to not include USC, the conferences No. 2 team in both the regular season and tournament, falling 75-61 in Saturday's Pac-12 Tournament Championship to Arizona.
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