Sooners to face St. Joseph's in NCAA tournament

Sunday, March 16th 2008, 6:19 pm
By: News 9

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) -- Oklahoma will be a No. 6 seed in the NCAA tournament and face St. Joseph's in the opening round.

The Sooners will start out in Birmingham, Ala., which feeds into the East Regional. Other teams in Oklahoma's bracket include top-ranked North Carolina, No. 2 seed Tennessee and third-seeded Louisville.

If the Sooners can win their first-round game, either Louisville or 14th-seeded Boise State would be their second-round opponent