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NCAA Tournament 2012 Bracket Update: Montana Is No. 13, Will Face No.4 Wisconsin In East Region

The Big Sky conference tournament champions earned a No. 13 seed in the 2012 NCAA Tournament. They will face No. 6 Wisconsin in their first game.

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The 2012 NCAA Tournament bracket and field has been announced, and the Montana Grizzlies will receive a No. 13 seed in the East region. The Grizzlies' first opponent will be the No. 4 Wisconsin Badgers, and they will play on Thursday in Albuquerque, N.M. If the Grizzlies wins their first matchup, they will face the winner of No. 5 Vanderbilt and No. 12 Harvard. .

Related: Selection Sunday and March Madness for the Rocky Mountain Region | Printable NCAA Bracket

The Montana Grizzlies earned the No. 13 by capturing the No. 1 seed in the Big Sky with a 15-1 record. They rode that No. 1 seed into the conference tournament to defeat the Weber St. Wildcats in the championship game.

Here's a look at the East of the 2012 NCAA Tournament bracket:

No. 1 Syracuse
No. 16 UNC Asheville

No. 8 Kansas State
No. 9 Southern Miss

No. 5 Vanderbilt
No. 12 Harvard

No. 4 Wisconsin
No. 13 Montana

No. 2 Ohio State
No. 15 Loyola

No. 7 Gonzaga
No. 10 West Virginia

No. 3 Florida State
No. 14 St. Bonaventure

No. 6 Cincinnati
No. 11 Texas

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