Feb 25, 2012; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Xavier Musketeers guard Tu Holloway (52) shoots against the Richmond Spiders during the second half at the Cintas Center. The Musketeers defeated the Spiders 65-57. Mandatory Credit: Frank Victores-US PRESSWIRE
Xavier emerged on the right side of the bubble, earning a No. 10 seed in the 2012 NCAA Tournament. The Musketeers will play Notre Dame.
The 2012 NCAA Tournament bracket and field has been announced, and the Xavier Musketeers will receive a No. 10 seed in the South region. The Musketeers' first opponent will be the Notre Dame. If the Musketeers wins their first matchup, they will face the winner of No. 2 Duke and No. 15 Lehigh
Xavier earned the No. 10 seed after losing in the Atlantic 10 Tournament on Sunday. The Musketeers were squarely on the bubble, but helped their case with wins over Dayton and Saint Louis.
Here's a look at the South of the 2012 NCAA Tournament bracket:
No. 1 Kentucky vs. No. 16 Mississippi Valley State/Western Kentucky
No. 8 Iowa State vs. No. 9 Connecticut.
No. 5 Wichita State vs. No. 12 VCU
No. 4 Indiana vs. No. 13 New Mexico State
No. 2 Duke vs. No. 15 Lehigh
No. 7 Notre Dame vs. No. 10 Xavier
No. 3 Baylor vs. No. 14 South Dakota State
No. 6 UNLV vs. No. 11 Colorado