|Zags are No. 1 in West Region|
|Written by Admin|
|Sunday, 17 March 2013 14:54|
After a perfect run through the West Coast Conference regular season and tournament, the Zags received the top seed in the West Region of the NCAA tournament.
Gonzaga, which went 26-2, opens the tournament against No. 16 seed Southern University in Salt Lake City on Thursday.
Get past the Jaguars and the Zags will face a difficult road in a bracket that includes second-seeded Ohio State, Kansas State, New Mexico and Arizona.
One of the more intriguing second round games of the NCAA tournament will take place in West: dynamic Ole Miss guard Marshall Henderson against the grinding style of Wisconsin in Kansas City on Friday.