ND Men’s Hoops First Four-bound as NCAA tourney bracket unveiled
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - The Fighting Irish are going dancing.
Selection Sunday revealed that the Notre Dame Fighting Irish men’s basketball team has punched its ticket to the NCAA tournament, securing a First Four matchup in Dayton, Ohio on Wednesday against Rutgers for the 11-seed in the tourney’s West region. If Notre Dame wins, they move on to the field of 64 where they’ll play 6-seed Alabama.
Indiana University finds themselves in a similar spot, as they’re also in the First Four. They’ll play Wyoming for the East region’s 12-seed, with the winner going on to play 5-seed St. Mary’s.
The Purdue Boilermakers are a 3-seed in the East region for this year’s NCAA tournament. Their first game will come against 14-seed Yale.
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