The wait proves worth it for the Mississippi State Bulldogs..
The Bullies didn't make the S.E.C. Tournament, But they eventually get what they hoped for, an invite to the NCAA Tourney..
State gets in by virtue of its' 35-and-21 overall record and good regular season showing against the strong SEC.
The Bulldogs get a Number 3 seed, and are heading to the Clemson Regional..
State will take on 2-seed Elon Friday at 6pm...
Host Clemson is the Top Seed..
The Tigers play UNC-Asheville at 1.
The Arkansas Razorbacks get to stay home at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville for the Big Dance..
The Hogs get one of the 16-Regional sites by virtue of their 38-and-19 mark...but are NOT the top seed at home.
That honor goes to Oklahoma State..
The Cowboys get the 2pm game against Number-4 seed Princeton.
The Razorbacks, seeded second, roll out of the gate at 7pm against 3rd seed Oral Roberts.
The Ole Miss Rebels are still basking in the afterglow of winning the S.E.C. Tourney..
The Rebels got news yesterday they'll host a Regional in Oxford for the second straight year.
Ole Miss is the Top seed in the Oxford Regional at 40-and-20.
The Rebels face 4th seed Bethune Cookman at 2pm Friday..
The other half of the bracket at Swaze Field, Second seed Tulane out of Conference USA, plays #3 South Alabama at 7..
All Regionals are Double Elimination..
The Finals are set for Sunday afternoon.