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Panthers get 5 seed in East region, headed to Seattle

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 A historic run netted the UNI Panthers the #5 seed in the East bracket. UNI will open up against 12th seeded Wyoming out of the Big Sky Conference on Friday in Seattle.

The 5th seed is the highest in Panther history, besting the 9 seed they received in the 2010 tournament, however most projections had UNI going to the tournament as a 4.

The Panthers enter the tournament with a 30-3 overall record. UNI also recorded the school's first ever top ten ranking this season.

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