Memphis, the Conference USA champion, is the top
seed in the South region and opens against 16th-seed
Texas-Arlington, which is making its first trip to the NCAA
Other games in the South region: Number-8 Mississippi State
plays Number-9 Oregon, Number-5 Michigan State plays Number-12
Temple and Number-4 Pittsburgh plays Number-13 Oral Roberts.
The other side of the bracket includes Number-2 Texas vs.
Number-15 Austin Peay (pee), Number-7 Miami vs. Number-10 St.
Mary's, Number-3 Stanford vs. Number-14 Cornell and Number-6
Marquette against Number-11 Kentucky, with coach Billy Gillespie in
his first year at the helm of the Wildcats.