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Holy Cross vs. Southern – Game Time, TV Channel, Announcers, Betting Line, Predictions

Oregon is the 1-seed in the West region, but the Ducks won't know their opponent until Wednesday night. Oregon will get the winner of 16-seeds Southern and Holy Cross - both of which qualified by winning their conference tournaments. 

Southern, posting a 22-12 record, won the SWAC title by holding off Jackson State, 54-53. The Jaguars were the 4-seed in their conference tournament.

Holy Cross, meanwhile, won the Patriot League title by knocking off Lehigh in the title game. The Crusaders actually have a losing record, at 14-19.

Date: Wednesday, March 16

Time: 6:40 PM ET

TV Channel: truTV

Location: Dayton

Announcers: Blackburn/Gminski/Maggio

Opening Betting Line: TBD

Prediction: Holy Cross finished with a 5-13 record in the Patriot league before winning four straight games to earn the league's auto-bid. Will the magic run out? We think so.

We'll take Southern, behind the dynamic duo of Adrian Rodgers and Trelun Banks - to prevail.

Let's go with Southern by 10.