Wolf Pack draws 7 seed, opens vs. Florida

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RENO, Nev. (KOLO)-- The Wolf Pack Men's Basketball team will play the Florida Gators in the NCAA basketball tournament in Des Moines Thursday.

The Wolf Pack, 29-4 overall, earned a No. 7 seed in the West region.

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The Florida Gators went 9-9 in the Southeastern Conference and 19-15 overall.

The Nevada-Florida winner plays the winner of the Michigan-Montana game.

Utah State, which won the Mountain West tournament, is the eighth seed in the Midwest region.

Four airlines provide one-stop service to Des Moines from Reno, the Reno-Tahoe International Airport reports:


  • American Airlines offers flight options to Des Moines through Phoenix and Dallas Ft. Worth.

  • Delta Airlines offers connections to Des Moines through Salt Lake City.

  • Southwest Airlines has connections to Des Moines through Las Vegas.

  • United Airlines offers connections through Denver and Chicago O’Hare.