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Hawkeyes selected in first 4, Cyclones earn #3 seed

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The Iowa Hawkeyes are headed back to the NCAA tournament for the first time in 8 years.  Iowa, however, will get the postseason started early. The Hawkeyes were one of the last 4 teams selected, meaning they will open in the first round against Tennessee on Wednesday night at 8:10 PM.

The winner of that contest will then travel to Raleigh, North Carolina to face 6th seeded UMass on Friday night.

As for Iowa State, the Cyclones last season surge pushed them up to the #3 seed in the East Regional. ISU will open travel to San Antonio where they'll open up on Friday against 14th seeded North Carolina Central. A win could potentially match up the Cyclones against 6th seeded North Carolina led by former Linn-Mar stand-out Marcus Paige.

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