(Dayton, OH) - The Notre Dame Fighting Irish will make their fourth consecutive NCAA appearance when they play the Iowa State Cyclones in the opening round of the West Region in Dayton.
Notre Dame are seeded seventh after finishing 11-7 in their last season as a member of the Big East Conference, 25-9 overall, and eventually fell to the Louisville Cardinals in the conference tournament semi-finals.
Jerian Grant and Jack Cooley provide the inside-outside punch for Notre Dame, with Grant a constant threat from distance and Cooely patrolling the glass.
The Cyclones are 22-11 overall, 11-7 in the Big-12, and are seeded tenth after losing to the Kansas Jayhawks in the conference tournament finals.
Guard Will Clyburn leads Iowa State in scoring with 15 points per game and averaged over 21 points in three contests before the Jayhawks contained the senior in the tournament finals.
Tipoff tonight at the University of Dayton is at 9:45.
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