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#1 Seed in the NCAA Tournament and #1 Seed in our Hearts

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The Dawgs will be in Portland and will be there as one of the top seeds in the NCAA tournament.

NCAA Womens Basketball: SEC Conference Tournament Championship - Arkansas vs Mississippi State Joshua S. Kelly-USA TODAY Sports

Get ready for cold weather, rain, and a long flight Bulldog fans, because the Dawgs are dancing’ in Portland.

For the second consecutive year, the Mississippi State Women's basketball team will be a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament, edging out teams like Oregon, Louisville, and Iowa. After a dominating SEC Tournament, the Dawgs are one of the hottest teams in the country heading into the tournament and have one of the most complete offensive and defensive teams in the country.

With Vic Schaefer fresh off his Coach of the Year honor and Teaira McCowan in her double-double form, it looks to be a promising sign after back-to-back runner up finishes. With the addition of Anriel Howard to the team this year, plus both Holmes and Danberry playing well, it makes this team possibly more dynamic than previous teams. Only time will tell if we can finally secure that National Title in Starkville, but we do have some luck in our side with Vic Schafer leading the charge.

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How far will the Bulldogs go in the NCAA Tournament?

This poll is closed

  • 0%
    First Round
    (0 votes)
  • 0%
    Second Round
    (1 vote)
  • 0%
    Sweet 16
    (1 vote)
  • 6%
    Elite 8
    (7 votes)
  • 15%
    Final Four
    (18 votes)
  • 3%
    Runner Up
    (4 votes)
  • 72%
    NCAA Champions
    (82 votes)
113 votes total Vote Now

The seeding is substantially important here as it not only sends us to the farthest possible destination, but it also gives us a potential rematch with Oregon, a game we lost earlier in the season. It leaves the question that some people have already mentioned... would a No. 2 seed closer to home been more beneficial for the Dawgs? Either way, this is still an exciting time and I’m sure there are plenty of fans that will paint Portland maroon and white.