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2011 NCAA Tournament Field: Ohio State Secures Top Seed In NCAA Tournament Bracket

The Ohio St. Buckeyes are the #1-overall seed in the 2011 NCAA Tournament on the heels of the 32-2 season, plus Big Ten regular season and tournament championships.  The reward the Buckeyes receive for their hard work is a short trip - about 120 miles north - to start their Road to the Final Four.

The Buckeyes will be the top seed in the East and play their first round games in Cleveland at the Wolstein Center.  Their first game will be Friday, March 18, with their opponent to be determined.  Texas-San Antonio will play Alabama State on Tuesday for the right to face the Buckeyes.

The rest of the East region matchups include:

Friday, March 18

(1)Ohio State vs. (16)Texas-San Antonio/Alabama State winner
(8)George Mason vs. (9)Villanova

Thursday, March 17

(5)West Virginia vs. (12)UAB/Clemson winner
(4)Kentucky vs. (13)Princeton

Friday, March 18

(6)Xavier vs. (11)Marquette
(3)Syracuse vs. (14)Indiana State

Friday, March 18

(7)Washington vs. (10)Georgia
(2)North Carolina vs. (15)Long Island University



We'll have the rest of the Brackets as they are announced.

Photographs by spatulated, Triple Tri, and chrischappelear used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.