Fresh off their impressive SWAC Tournament run, Southern now knows where it will land in the NCAA Tournament. Southern (22-12) was awarded the no. 16 seed in the West Regional and will take on Holy Cross in the First round. The winner will play no. 1 seed Oregon in Spokane, Washington.
Southern in the First Round vs. Holy Cross. Winner gets Oregon.
— HBCU Gameday (@HBCUGameday) March 13, 2016
//platform.twitter.com/widgets.jsHoly Cross finished 14-19, winning the Patriot League conference tournament to punch its ticket.
Southern last appeared in the NCAA Tournament in 2013 when they nearly knocked off top-seeded Gonzaga, ultimately falling short. They did, however, complete the famed upset against Georgia Tech in 1993.