News Sections
Two Indiana Teams In Tournament Play Today
Updated May 4, 2013 11:56 PM | Filed under: Network Indiana
 Print    Archive    RSS

(UNDATED) - IU and Butler continue to prepare for NCAA tournament action today.

The Indiana Hoosiers open their first NCAA tournament under head Coach Kelvin Sampson tonight when they face Gonzaga in Sacramento.

The Hoosiers were 20-and-10 in Sampson's initial campaign, earning the number-seven seed in the West Region. The Bulldogs are 23-and-10 and seeded tenth.

Gonzaga eliminated the Hoosiers from the tournament last year, beating IU 90-80 in the second round.

The Butler Bulldogs open NCAA tournament play this afternoon as they face the Old Dominion Monarchs in Buffalo.

The Bulldogs are 27-and-6 and are the number-five seed in the Midwest Region while the Monarchs are 24-and-8 and seeded twelfth.

Butler will try to avoid the pitfall of being a five-seed. In 17 of the last 18 NCAA tournaments, at least one twelve seed has upset a five seed. The Bulldogs struggled late in the season, picking up four of their six losses in the final month.

ODU is 24-and-8. The Monarchs had won twelve straight before falling to George Mason in the semifinals of the Colonial Athletic tournament.

« Previous Article
Next Article »

 Print    Archive    RSS

Have a question or comment about a news story? Send it to

Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW
Find more about Weather in Bedford, IN
Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW

1340 AM WBIW, Bedford's Place To Talk. Serving Lawrence and surrounding counties since 1948!

© 2018 Ad-Venture Media, Inc. All Rights Reserved. and Listen Live Powered by HPC

Advertise  |  Careers  |  Contests  |  About  |  Feedback  |  Public File