Seed, site of opener puzzle Stanford

Cardinal receive No. 2 seed -- and play first-round game in Ames, Iowa

Originally Published: March 17, 2014
By Michelle Smith | espnW.com

STANFORD -- "Nerd City" lost a little of its swagger on Monday evening. But only a little.

A day that started with the enthusiastic release of the team's latest music video creation, "N-E-R-D-S, #NerdAnthem," finished with something of a thud as the Cardinal found out they would not be a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament for the first time in five years.

If that was the insult, the injury immediately followed when it was revealed that Stanford would be traveling to Ames, Iowa, for ...

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