Update (5:04 p.m.)
LSU has been selected as a three seed in the East Region of the NCAA Tournament.
The Tigers will face Yale in the first round in Jacksonville, Florida on Thursday. Get full details below.
The LSU men's basketball team's first-round loss to Florida in the SEC Tournament hurt their NCAA Tournament seedings just a bit ahead of Selection Sunday, according to experts.
The 76-73 loss to the Gators eliminated any shot at earning a program-best one seed and knocked them down to a likely three seed rather than the two seed they were projected to be by most experts prior to the conference tournament.
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It won't be long before we find out where the Tigers will start their journey at The Big Dance, however.
Selection Sunday is just around the corner, kicking off at 5 p.m. Sunday on CBS. We'll be here to keep you updated on the latest surrounding LSU's march toward the Final Four in Minneapolis, Minnesota and a potential national championship.
You can get important selection show information and live updates below:
When: Sunday, March 17; 5 p.m.
Where: WAFB-TV (CBS 9) in Baton Rouge, WWL-TV (CBS 4) in New Orleans | Click here to more TV affiliates.
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Most bracketologists peg the No. 9 Tigers as a three seed playing in either the East or Midwest regional, while USA Today's Shelby Mast and Scott Gleeson have labeled them a 4 seed.
Here are the latest NCAA Tournament projections for LSU, along with their potential opponent:
Joe Lunardi, ESPN: 3 seed, East Regional (Hartford, Connecticut), vs. 14 seed Saint Louis
Chris Dobbertean, SB Nation: 3 seed, Midwest Regional (Tulsa, Oklahoma), vs. 14 seed Montana
Teamrankings.com: 3 seed, (No. 9 overall), (no regional or potential opponent noted)
Bracketville: 3 seed, East Regional (Tulsa, Oklahoma), vs. 14 seed Yale
Dave Ommen, NBC Sports: 3 seed, East Regional (Tulsa, Oklahoma), vs. 14 seed Harvard
Jerry Palm, CBS Sports: 3 seed, Midwest Regional (Tulsa, Oklahoma), vs. 14 seed Northern Kentucky
Shelby Mast and Scott Gleeson, USA Today: 4 seed, South Regional (Hartford, Connecticut), vs. 13 seed Liberty
Bracketmatrix.com: 3 seed, (No. 10 overall), (no regional or potential opponent noted)
Realtimerpi.com: 3 seed, Midwest Regional vs. 14 seed Saint Louis (no regional noted)
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The “nitty gritty” on LSU (through games played Saturday)
The NCAA generates a “nitty gritty” report on each team considering these major factors:
Record: 26-6 (16-2 SEC)
NCAA NET ranking: 14
Strength of schedule (SOS): 26
Non-conference SOS: 10
Quadrant 1 record: 9-3
Quadrant 2 record: 7-3
Quadrant 3 record: 7-0
Quadrant 4 record: 3-0
Quadrant 1 is defined as home games against NET 1-30 teams, neutral site games against 1-50, road games against 1-75
Quadrant 2: Home 31-75, neutral 51-100, away 76-135
Quadrant 3: Home 76-160, neutral 101-200, away 136-240
Quadrant 4: Home 161+, neutral 201+, away 241+
AP rank: 9
USA Today coaches’ rank: 9
RPI (per RealTimeRPI.com): 13
Jeff Sagarin rating: 20
KenPom.com rating: 18
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — This loss is on you, Will Wade.
NCAA Tournament dates and sites
Tuesday and Wednesday: UD Arena, Dayton, Ohio
Thursday and Saturday: Wells Fargo Arena, Des Moines, Iowa
Thursday and Saturday: XL Center, Hartford, Connecticut
Thursday and Saturday: Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, Florida
Thursday and Saturday: Vivint Smart Home Arena, Salt Lake City
Friday and Sunday: Colonial Life Arena, Columbia, South Carolina
Friday and Sunday: Nationwide Arena, Columbus, Ohio
Friday and Sunday: SAP Center, San Jose, California
Friday and Sunday: BOK Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma
March 28 and 30: West—Honda Center, Anaheim, California
March 28 and 30: South—KFC Yum! Center, Louisville, Kentucky
March 29 and 31: Midwest—Sprint Center, Kansas City, Missouri
March 29 and 31: East—Capital One Arena, Washington
April 6 and 8: U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis