2009 NCAA tournament selections

Originally Published: March 15, 2009
ESPN.com

Louisville is the overall No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament bracket announced Sunday evening.

The No. 1 seeds are Louisville (Midwest), Pittsburgh (East), North Carolina (South) and Connecticut (West). The Midwest will play the West and the East will play the South.

NCAA tournament bracket


MIDWEST (Indianapolis)

Dayton, Ohio
Friday, March 20
No. 1 Louisville vs. No. 16 Alabama State-Morehead State winner
No. 8 Ohio State vs. No. 9 Siena

Miami
Friday, March 20
No. 5 Utah vs. No. 12 Arizona
No. 4 Wake Forest vs. No. 13 Cleveland State

Minneapolis
Friday, March 20
No. 6 West Virginia vs. No. 11 Dayton
No. 3 Kansas vs. No. 14 North Dakota State

No. 7 Boston College vs. No. 10 USC
No. 2 Michigan State vs. No. 15 Robert Morris

WEST (Glendale, Ariz.)

Philadelphia
Thursday, March 19
No. 1 Connecticut vs. No. 16 Chattanooga
No. 8 BYU vs. No. 9 Texas A&M

Portland, Ore.
Thursday, March 19
No. 5 Purdue vs. No. 12 Northern Iowa
No. 4 Washington vs. No. 13 Mississippi State

Boise, Idaho
Friday, March 20
No. 6 Marquette vs. No. 11 Utah State
No. 3 Missouri vs. No. 14 Cornell

Kansas City
Thursday, March 19
No. 7 California vs. No. 10 Maryland
No. 2 Memphis vs. No. 15 Cal State-Northridge

EAST (Boston)

Dayton, Ohio
Friday, March 20
No. 1 Pittsburgh vs. No. 16 East Tennessee State
No. 8 Oklahoma State vs. No. 9 Tennessee

Boise, Idaho
Friday, March 20
No. 5 Florida State vs. No. 12 Wisconsin
No. 4 Xavier vs. No. 13 Portland State

Philadelphia
Thursday, March 19
No. 6 UCLA vs. No. 11 VCU
No. 3 Villanova vs. No. 14 American

Greensboro, N.C.
Thursday, March 19
No. 7 Texas vs. No. 10 Minnesota
No. 2 Duke vs. No. 15 Binghamton

SOUTH (Memphis)

Greensboro, N.C.
Thursday, March 19
No. 1 North Carolina vs. No. 16 Radford
No. 8 LSU vs. No. 9 Butler

Portland, Ore.
Thursday, March 19
No. 5 Illinois vs. No. 12 Western Kentucky
No. 4 Gonzaga vs. No. 13 Akron

Miami
Friday, March 20
No. 6 Arizona State vs. No. 11 Temple
No. 3 Syracuse vs. No. 14 Stephen F. Austin

Kansas City
Thursday, March 19
No. 7 Clemson vs. No. 10 Michigan
No. 2 Oklahoma vs. No. 15 Morgan State

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