UConn returns to NCAA tourney as top seed in rebuilding year

STORRS, Conn. (AP) - UConn beat Syracuse in last year's national championship game. If the schools meet again in this year's NCAA Tournament, it will be on the Huskies' home court.
 
UConn (32-0) is the top seed in the Bridgeport Regional and will host the first two rounds on campus, about 80 miles north of the regional site.
 
The Huskies have a first-round game at against Albany (21-11), the champions of the America East conference. Syracuse (21-10) will head to Storrs as an eighth seed with a first-round matchup against Iowa State (18-12).
 
No. 9 Duke is the region's No. 2 seed and No. 4 Maryland received a surprising third seed.
 
UConn is in the midst of an NCAA record 107-game winning streak. The Huskies are beating teams by an average of 33 points and enter the tournament undefeated for the eighth time.
 

© 2017 Associated Press


JOIN THE CONVERSATION

To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the
Conversation Guidelines and FAQs

Leave a Comment