Zags nab no. 1 seed, head to Salt Lake City for first round of NCAA tournament

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga men’s basketball team is heading to Salt Lake City for the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

The Zags nabbed the No.1 seed in the west region.

Rounding out the west region:

The Zags will take on South Dakota State (16) on Thursday at 11:00 a.m. on TBS (PST). This will be Gonzaga's first ever meeting with the Jackrabbits.

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Who are the Jackrabbits?

SDSU is a number 16 seed and finished the season with a 18-16 record.

SDSU has a total enrollment of 12,725 students and is located in Brookings, South Dakota. Brookings is the fourth largest city in South Dakota with a total population of just over 22,000 people.

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