West Virginia Gets 5 Seed in NCAA Tournament; Headed to San Diego

West Virginia's Daxter Miles Jr., left, and Jevon Carter (2) pressure Texas Tech's Zach Smith during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Big 12 men's tournament Friday, March 9, 2018, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

West Virginia will face 12-seed Murray State on Friday in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. The Mountaineers received a 5 seed, with the game taking place in San Diego. Murray State enters the contest on a 13-game winning streak
The seeding sets up a potential WVU-Marshall game in the second round as the 13th seeded Thundering Herd, making its first round of 64 in years, takes on No. 4 seed Wichita State.