MSU women's basketball named top seed in Kansas City Region

March 12, 2018

Posted: Mar 12, 2018 10:48 PM
Updated: Mar 12, 2018 10:48 PM

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after making the final four for the first time last season, mississippi state's women's basketball team begins its road back to the final four this week. the bulldogs were pretty much guaranteed to be one of the top seeds for this year's ncaa tournament. and they were also pretty much guaranteed to be a first and second round host for the third straight year. and those became official tonight. the bulldogs are the top seed in the kansas city region. msu will host nicholls on saturday atfive p.m. in a first-round game. syracuse and oklahoma state will play at humphrey coliseum at 2:30 p.m. on saturday. msu defeated both the orange and the cowgirls in the regular season. the msu-nicholls winner will play the syracuse-oklahoma state winner on monday in a second-round game in starkville. msu won the sec regular season championship and is a number one seed for the first time. the bulldogs advanced to last year's national championship game. reaction now from vic schaefer and his team. vic schaefer: 'really excited to be able to play on saturday night instead of on a friday afternoon. don't have to write any excuses for people to get our of work so just thrilled that we'll be able to have 10,000 in here for an ncaa tournament game.' victoria vivians: 'i mean it feels good, you start down barely making the ncaa tournament, and now you're no. 1 seed so it shows how we've grown as a team and how we've grown overall.' blair schaefer: 'i mean it was amazing. we've worked so hard to be a no. 1 seed for so long and this program has never had that happen before and just to be a part of a team that is going through this right now is just so exciting and i'm so blessed.' as we show you the matchups for saturday in starkville, msu says the starkville regional is already sold out. we'll also tell you that texas is the numbertwoseed in the kansas city region. ucla is number three and north carolina state is number four. connecticut is the number one overall seed and the top seed in the albany region. notre dame is the top seed in the spokane region and louisville is the top seed in the lexington region. msu's men received
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