BECKLEY, W.Va. — Unless you found a way to avoid television, radio, any form of social media and any conversation with your neighbors Sunday evening, you’re probably already aware of West Virginia’s NCAA Tournament draw.
The Mountaineers (26-8) landed the No. 3 seed in the East Region and will face No. 14 seed Stephen F. Austin in the opening round Friday at 7:10 p.m. on CBS.
So instead of repeating the news you probably heard live during the selection show, I decided to dive a little deeper into the bracket to determine what’s good and what’s bad from a Mountaineer perspective about the hand it’s drawn in this year’s tournament.
Although there’s not a huge difference between a No. 3 seed and a No. 2 seed, I do have to question how West Virginia ended up on the 3-line…