Miami, Florida, Florida State all heading to NCAA tournament

All 3 teams qualify for NCAA tourament for first time


MIAMI – The big dance will be of particular interest to the Sunshine State this season.

For the first time in the history of the NCAA tournament, Miami, Florida and Florida State all qualified for the field.

The Hurricanes finished the season with a 21-11 record, including a 10-8 record in Atlantic Coast Conference play.

File: 2017 NCAA tournament bracket

Florida State was 25-8 and 12-6 in the ACC, while Florida was 24-8 and 14-4 in the Southeastern Conference.

The Hurricanes are a No. 8 seed and will face Michigan State in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

The Seminoles are a No. 3 seed and will face Florida Gulf Coast in Orlando.

They'll be joined in Orlando by the Gators, who are a No. 4 seed. Florida will face East Tennessee State in Orlando.


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