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Published: Sunday, March 16 2014 8:20 p.m. MDT

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Syracuse, UT

BYU a ten seed in the BIG Dance, Woooooowhoooo! That must mean that the u must be a number a 4 seed......in the NIT! ( Other wise known as the little dance).

Gilbert, AZ

Wow...10 seed and no play in game? Not so much on the bubble, I guess, as one of the top 40 teams in the tourney. Unfortunately, Oregon was tough when the Cougs were at full strengths. I'm sure that we will hear all about 1-and-done predictions from our friends on the hill. But wouldn't you rather be in than out? Unless of course your just accustomed to being out...

Aurora, CO

Awesome!! We don't have to do the play in game and we get to play an up tempo team.
Should be fun.
Hope Kyle can join the team. He has been an inspirational player all season, so I think he would be inspirational from the bench,

Salt Lake City, UT

Win or lose, being at the dance is better than watching it on TV. Good luck Cougars. Here's to Kyle's knee being good enough to dance next March.

Mesa, Az

We're goin dancin folks


A number 10 seed? With Collinsworth out I am surprised, but good luck to the Cougars! This kinda means to me that BYU wasn't really on the bubble, with a very difficult out-of-conference schedule it seems the mostly close losses to good teams did count.

While the Cougars did play at Oregon earlier in the season and only lost in overtime, both teams will be different now. Still, even with the changes it should be a fun game to watch!

Go Cougars!

Sandy , UT

Guaranteed win in your office bracket Oregon from the PAC12 moves on to the 2nd round with an easy win over the 2nd place wcc team. Looks like another one and done for byu.

Chris B
Salt Lake City, UT

Go PAC 12 ducks!

Cheyenne, WY

Yay, no play in game. Apparently the selection committee though more of BYU than most have said. Sorry Utah, better luck next year.

Truth Machine
Salt Lake City, UT

Congratulations BYU on a well-deserved invitation to the Big Dance!

It will be an interesting rematch with Oregon in Milwaukee to see how BYU adjusts to the loss of Collinsworth.

What's with Power Conference teams being with matched in "play-in" games. Haven't we been told that those games are reserved for mid-majors?

Let the games begin.

Go Cougars!

Sand Flea

Congrats to the cougars. I guess this means Chris B will be quiet for a week...

Tom in CA
Vallejo, CA

Sure is nice to be included with all the big boys. lol.

Lifelong Ute
Salt Lake City, UT

I was always going to cheer against byu. And I was always going to support our conference brothers. Now it will be double sweet for byu to go one and done against our conference. Isn't it funny that byu hasn't gone past the sweet 16 in several decades?

And byu has zero final fours EVER

Salt Lake City, UT

Were in ....sorry Utes, your out! Should be a great game even without collinsorth.......time for others to step up

Sandy, UT

6 PAC 12 teams with highest a #1 seed.
2 wcc teams with highest a # 8 seed

These two conferences are night and day different, not just slightly apart.

Tooele, UT

WE'RE IN! And Oregon is a good opponent to face in the first round.

Go Cougars!

Old But Not Stupid
Moorpark, CA

Well, well. Wonder what all the naysayers will chime in with. Only way to silence them is to win the game.

Mesa, AZ

Looks like yet another one-and-done for dr on College Basketball's biggest stage....Oregon won't be taken into OT again by byu....They're rolling right now, winning 8 of 9 before losing to eventual PAC-12 Tournament Champion UCLA, and this wasn't against a triple-digit conference SOS....This is not the match-up byu would've hoped for!

West Point , UT

Congratulations Cougars! Better seed than expected and against an opponent they're familiar with. Let's win at least one!

Provo, UT

Let's Go Dance!!!!

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