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Mountain West Teams in NCAA Tournament

Conference gets 2 teams in.

San Diego State v Utah State Photo by David Becker/Getty Images

The Mountain West Conference had two teams selected into the NCAA Tournament on Sunday.

The regular and conference tournament champions San Diego State go a six seed in the Midwest bracket and will take on the Syracuse Orange out of the ACC. The Orange finished 16-9 overall and 9-7 in the ACC, which was good enough for eighth in the regular season.

San Diego State enters the NCAA Tournament on a 13-game winning streak, one of the hottest teams in the country.

The team that the Aztecs beat in the MWC Tournament Championship Game, Utah State, received a 11-seed in the South bracket and will face the Texas Tech Red Raiders.

The Red Raiders were 17-10 this season, 9-8 in the Big 12, good enough to finish sixth in the conference.

Both Utah State and San Diego State will play on Friday during the first round.

Colorado State is one of the first four out, but that is important this year as if a team has to drop out, CSU is one of the teams that can replace a team that has to drop out due to COVID-19.

Currently the Rams are the second of the first four teams out, right behind Louisville. Meaning that the Rams would need two teams to drop out of the NCAA Tournament before it begins in order to make it.

For Boise State, their bubble burst on Sunday, following a loss on Thursday in the MWC Tournament to Nevada. The Broncos end the season 18-8 and 14-6 in the MWC.