N.C. State to play Xavier in First Four; Duke No. 3 seed (Midwest

Mar. 16, 2014 @ 06:42 PM

BREAKING NCAA TOURNAMENT SELECTION NEWS: N.C. State will play Xavier  in Dayton, Ohio in the First Four with the winner earning the No. 12 seed in the Midwest Region of the NCAA Tournament.

Also in the Midwest is Duke, a No. 3 seed, will play No. 14 seed Mercer. ... ACC Tournament champion Virginia grabs No. 1 seed (East) ... Syracuse is No. 3 seed (South) ... Pittsburgh No. 9 seed (South) ...UNC No. 6 seed (South); N.C. Central No. 14 seed (South). ACC gets six teams into field including No. 1 seed Virginia (East), No. 3 Syracuse (South), No. 9 Pittsburgh (South).

N.C. Central will open against No. 3 seed Iowa State ... UNC will open against No. 11 seed and Big East Tournament champion Providence.