Fewer mids taken, several paired against each other
Winthrop never had received better than a No. 14 seed in six prior trips to the NCAAs before landing a No. 11 in the Midwest regional this season. But even though the 28-4 Eagles from the Big South enter the tournament armed with the same seemingly magical seed number as George Mason 2006, their head coach doesn't like the draw very much.
"I don't think a lot of it," Gregg Marshall said of his team's Big Dance coat-check number. "I'm glad they include teams who play in non-BCS conferences, ...
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