The projections were pretty accurate concerning Arkansas.
Most everybody had the Razorbacks in an 8/9 game, and that’s exactly where the Hogs landed.
Arkansas will play as an 8-seed against Seton Hall on Friday in Greenville, South Carolina. If the Hogs win, they will likely take on 1-seed North Carolina on Sunday.
It’s pretty uncanny. North Carolina has beaten Arkansas in the second round of the Hogs’ last two tournament appearances.
The Razorbacks are in the South region, so if they can find a way to win both games in Greenville, they’ll advance to the Sweet 16 in Memphis, which would be great for the Hogs.
We’ll be doing some quick research on Seton Hall soon, but that’s the destination.
Hog fans will likely be griping about South Carolina’s selection as a 7-seed and also getting to go to home-state Greenville. Arkansas of course defeated the Gamecocks in Columbia a few weeks ago. Arkansas has a higher RPI, one more top 50 victory and three fewer losses outside the top 50. The only thing South Carolina has over Arkansas is a better win over Florida, and no losses as bad as Arkansas’ loss to Missouri.
But regardless, the bracket is set. Arkansas’ path is before them. We’ll be watching on Friday.