The West Virginia Mountaineers tip off in the first round of the NCAA Tournament with a match up against the Gonzaga Bulldogs. The Mountaineers are coming off a loss in the first round of the Big East Tournament to Connecticut. Prior to the loss in the tournament, the 'Eers were on a two-game winning streak. Earning a No. 10 seed in the East Region of the Tournament, West Virginia will try to pull the upset near their home state against the Zags.
Gonzaga, on the other hand, earned a No. 7 seed for the 2012 NCAA Tournament and also lost in the conference tournament to Saint Mary's. Prior to the loss in their conference tournament, the Bulldogs were on a four-game winning streak. While Gonzaga is the favorite in the matchup, seed wise, it should be a tough game.
Game Date/Time: Thursday, March 15, 7:20 p.m. ET
Location: CONSOL Energy Center, Pittsburgh, PA
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