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Arizona Selected as No. 1 Seed in South Region

Mar 13, 2022

TUCSON, Ariz. – Arizona Men's Basketball was selected as the No. 1 seed, out of the South Region, of the 2022 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament on Sunday. The Wildcats will open March Madness in San Diego, California with an opening round match-up versus the winner of Bryant and Wright State.

The Cats' opening game of the NCAA Tournament will be a 4:27 p.m. (MST) tip-off on Friday, March 18 on truTV with Lisa Byington, Steve Smith, Avery Johnson and Lauren Shehadi as the broadcasting crew for Turner and CBS Sports.

Arizona swept the Pac-12 Conference's regular season and tournament championships and earned a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament for a seventh time in program history. The Wildcats return to San Diego for postseason play for just the second time after winning its first two games there during the 2014 NCAA Tournament.