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UVA Not Selected For NCAA Basketball Tournament

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The bubble burst for the Virginia men's basketball team Sunday, as the Cavaliers were not selected for the NCAA tournament.

Instead - the 'Hoos are now the #1 seed in the NIT and will host Norfolk State Tuesday at John Paul Jones Arena.

UVA had been hoping for an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament, after losing 75-56 against NC State in the second round of the ACC tournament Friday.

The Cavaliers finished the regular season with 21 wins, and went 11-7 in the ACC.

James Madison earned an automatic bid into the NCAA tournament after winning the CAA conference tournament.

JMU (20-14, 11-7 CAA) will take on LIU-Brooklyn (20-13, 13-6 Northeast) in one of the first round games Tuesday or Wednesday in Dayton, Ohio.

The winner of that game will take on #1 seed Indiana in Dayton in the 2nd round.

Liberty (15-20, 6-10 Big South) earned an automatic bid by winning the Big South Conference tournament.

The Flames will also play in one of the first round games, as they take on North Carolina A&T (19-16, 8-8 MEAC) in Dayton.

The winner of that game will face #1 overall seed Louisville in Lexington, Kentucky.

VCU (26-8, 12-4 Atlantic 10) received an at-large bid into the NCAA tournament.

The Rams are the 5-seed in the South Region, and will face 12-seed Akron (26-6, 14-2) Friday in Auburn Hills, Michigan.

Louisville, Kansas, Indiana, and Gonzaga are the #1 seeds.

The ACC received four bids to the NCAA tournament.

Duke is the 2-seed in the Midwest, and will face Albany in the 2nd round.

North Carolina is the 8-seed in the South, and will take on 9-seed Villanova.

NC State is the 8-seed in the East.

The Wolfpack drew 9-seed Temple for their opening game.

Miami is the 2-seed in the East Regional, and the ACC champions will take on 15-seed Pacific Friday in Austin.

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