SWAC basketball champion Prairie View A&M drew a No. 16 seed in the NCAA tournament Sunday.
The Panthers (22-12) will face Fairleigh Dickinson (20-13) of the Northeast Conference in the NCAA’s First Four game in Dayton.
The @PVAMUPanthers will play in the First Four in Dayton, Ohio against Fairleigh Dickinson. If PVAMU wins they will move on to face West Region no. 1 seed Gonzaga @marchmadness #SWACBKB19 pic.twitter.com/nYjm70kz6O
— The SWAC (@theswac) March 17, 2019
The winner of that contest will face No. 1 seed Gonzaga in the West Region on Thursday.
Prairie View A&M captured the SWAC’s automatic bid Saturday after overcoming a 13-point deficit to defeat rival Texas Southern 92-86 in the conference tournament final in Birmingham. Ala.