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NCAA Bracket 2017: No. 12 Nevada will play No. 5 Iowa State on Thursday

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The Wolf Pack will travel to Milwaukee to face off against the Big 12 tourney champions the Iowa State Cyclones.

NCAA Basketball: Mountain West Conference Championship Nevada vs Colorado State Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

It was officially announced on Sunday afternoon that the Nevada Wolf Pack are heading back to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2007 after winning the Mountain West tournament championship and clinching the automatic bid to the dance on Saturday.

The Wolf Pack were given a 12 seed by the NCAA Selection Committee and will travel to Milwaukee in the Midwest region where they will play against the five seeded Iowa State Cyclones on Thursday.

The Wolf Pack will be looking for their first NCAA tournament win since they defeated Creighton 77-71 in the first round of the NCAA tournament back in 2007.

For more information on Nevada’s trip to the NCAA tournament, be sure to check out the Mountain West Connection website throughout the week.

Here is Nevada celebrating.