NCAA Tournament’s Field of 68 Set
The Big East snagged a record 11 spots for the 2011 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, including a one seed in the Southeast region for Pittsburgh, who had been the Big East’s regular season champions.
Rounding out the top seeds were the defending NCAA champions Duke Blue Devils in the West, Ohio State in the East, and Kansas in the Southwest.
Harvard, Colorado and Virginia Tech were among this year’s most notable snubs.
Vegas has installed Ohio State as an early 7-2 favorite to win the tournament. Duke and Kansas follow at 5-1, with Pittsburgh at 12-1.