Michigan is a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1993 and will play the winner of a play-in game, either Mount St. Mary’s or Texas Southern, in the first round in Indianapolis.
First-round games in this year’s NCAA Tournament will be played on Friday and Saturday. Michigan will play its first game on Saturday but time and television information has not yet been announced.
If Michigan advances, it would play the winner of No. 8 LSU and No. 9 St. Bonaventure. The Wolverines will be fighting to advance to the East regional semifinals and finals which, like the rest of the tournament, will be played in Indianapolis.
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First-round games in this year’s NCAA Tournament will be played on Friday and Saturday. Time and television information has not yet been announced.
The top seeds in the East region are No. 1 Michigan, No. 2 Alabama, No. 3 Texas, No. 4 Florida State, No. 5 Colorado.
This will be Juwan Howard’s first NCAA Tournament appearance as a head coach and Michigan’s fifth consecutive appearance in the NCAA Tournament. Under John Beilein, the Wolverines were 20-9 in NCAA Tournament games with two appearances in the National Championship.