Top-seeded Wildcats to face Wright State in first round of the NCAA men’s tournament

(Arizona Athletics)
Published: Mar. 13, 2022 at 3:21 PM MST|Updated: Mar. 16, 2022 at 6:07 PM MST
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TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - On Sunday, the University of Arizona men’s basketball team found out it was selected as the No. 1 seed in the South Region for the NCAA tournament.

Three days later, the Wildcats finally know who their first-round opponent will be.

Arizona will battle Wright State (22-13), which routed Bryant 93-82 in a First Four game Wednesday.

Tip-off for the Arizona-Wright State game is set for 4:27 p.m. Friday. It will be broadcast on truTV (Ch. 246 on DirectTV, 242 on Dish, 34 and 579 on Xfinity and 52 on Cox).

The Wildcats went 31-3 this season, won the Pac-12 regular-season and tournament titles while going undefeated at home (17-0).

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