NCAA tournament kicks off Tuesday night with a pair of play-in games. Once we get to Thursday, the NCAA tournament really gets cooking.
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Ten teams from the 32 year-old league were at-large selections to the tourney field Sunday, after the University of Connecticut earned the automatic bid by winning the conference's post-season tournament Saturday night in New York.
Pittsburgh is the only number one tournament seed out of the Big East group and could potentially get to the Final Four in Houston, coming out of the Southeast Region. UConn, by virtue of winning five games in five nights to earn the Big East tournament title, might be on a post-season push or could be too exhausted against Bucknell Thursday.