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Southern Miss selected as #9 seed into NCAA tournament

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - The Golden Eagles are going dancing for the first time since 1991. Southern Miss, who finished 25-8 overall, their best record since becoming Division I, and 11-5 in Conference USA, found out today they will play in the NCAA men's basketball tournament.

The #9 seed Golden Eagles have a second round match-up with #8 seed Kansas State in Pittsburgh. The game will be played Thursday, March 15th.

Should Southern Miss defeat Kansas State, they will play the winner of the #1 Syracuse and #16 UNC-Asheville match-up.

Reaction coming tonight at 10.

 

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