Salukis - #4 Seed
By: Heartland Sports
CARBONDALE, Il. -- The Southern Illinois University Salukis were awarded a #4 seed in the West Region by the NCAA Selection Committee. The Salukis (27-6) will face #13 Holy Cross (25-8) at approx. 8:40 p.m. Friday in Columbus, Ohio. The game can be seen exclusively on KFVS12.
There is a possible match-up in the second round versus former SIU coach Bruce Weber's University of Illinois. SIU would have to beat Holy Cross and #12 Illinois would have to upset #5 Viriginia Tech for the match-up to happen.