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Selection Sunday 2011: Pitt, West Virginia, Penn State To Learn Of NCAA Tournament Fates Sunday Evening

Selection Sunday is upon us, as the brackets for the NCAA Tournament will be revealed on Sunday at 6:00 PM on CBS. SB Nation's latest Bracketology still has Pitt as a No. 1 seed, although after their early exit from the Big East Tournament, whether the Panthers will actually get a No. 1 seed remains to be seen:

Pitt is competing against Notre Dame, Duke and North Carolina for the final two No. 1 seeds. Ohio State and Kansas likely locked up No. 1 seeds with their strong regular seasons.

ESPN analyst Joe Lunardi, who correctly has predicted seven of the eight No. 1 seeds the past two seasons, had Pitt as the fourth No. 1 seed entering today, but he expects the winner of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament championship between North Carolina and Duke to supplant the Panthers for the final No. 1 seed.

SB Nation currently has West Virginia as a No. 6 seed, which seems about right, although the Mountaineers would have had a cleaner shot at a high seed with a deep run in the Big East Tournament.

The Penn State Nittany Lions significantly improved their own March Madness standing by advancing to the Big Ten Tournament finals. They'll play against Ohio State this afternoon for the Big Ten championship. If they win, obviously, they're in, but even if not, they have a good shot, a surprising development given that they were very much on the outside looking in a few days ago. SB Nation's bracket currently has the Nittany Lions as a No. 11 seed.

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