Arizona draws 4 seed in South region in NCAA tournament

LSU's Brandon Rachal dunks the ball during the second half in an NCAA college basketball game against the Mississippi State at the Southeastern Conference tournament Thursday

All season, the Villanova Wildcats were considered one of the top favorites to make a run in the 2018 NCAA Tournament, and rightfully so when looking at how unsafe Jay Wright's team has looked, especially from beyond the arc.

When looking at the history of No. 1 seeds in the NCAA Tournament, there's a good chance that Villanova will have little trouble winning their first game, no matter who they end up playing in the opening round.

If Arizona wins its first round game it would face either No. 5 Kentucky or No. 12 Davidson on Saturday in Boise.

Instead, the Wildcats are a No. 4-seed and were still moved out of the region with what appears to be a tough path to the Final Four. The game will start at approximately 6:40 p.m. Tucson time, and will be broadcast on CBS.

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Buffalo features four players averaging double figures led by junior guard CJ Massinberg, who leads the team with 16.9 points and rebounds with 7.4 per game. The Wildcats were placed with Virginia in the South Region bracket along with second-seeded Cincinnati and third-seeded Tennessee.

Only UCLA, ASU and UA received bids from the Pac-12 and UCLA and ASU were among the last four teams to make the field, meaning they will play "First Four" games in Dayton, Ohio.

Villanova carries a 30-4 record - its fourth consecutive 30-win season - into March Madness following its Big East tournament championship. "We fought all year, and hopefully we can continue to fight here for a couple more weeks".

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