UCLA, the Pac-10 Conference champion, is the top
seed in the West region and opens against 16th-seed Mississippi
Also in the West region, Number-8 BYU plays Number-9 Texas A&M,
Number-5 Drake plays Number-12 Western Kentucky and Number-4
Connecticut plays Number-13 San Diego.
Other games are Number-2 Duke vs. Number-15 Belmont, Number-7
West Virginia vs. Number-10 Arizona, Number-6 Purdue vs. Number-11
Baylor and Number-3 Xavier vs. Number-14 Georgia, which won the
Southeastern Conference this afternoon to make a surprise trip to
the NCAAs with a 17-and-16 record.