Northern Iowa cracked the AP Top 10 this season and picked up a No. 5 seed in the East region. The Panthers will face 12th-seeded Wyoming. The winner will face either Louisville or Cal-Irvine. There are some experts who believe UNI could emerge as the latest Final Four team from a non-Power 5 conference, but they’ll have to get past the upstart Cowboys to begin their journey.
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Date: Friday, March 20
Time: 1:40 EST
TV Channel: TBS
Location: Seattle, Wa.
Announcers: Spiro Dedes, Mike Gminski, Jaime Maggio
Opening Betting Line: Northern Iowa -7
UNI wins this one, and could challenge for the regional championship and a Final Four berth.