KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Vols will be a No. 2 seed in the south region of the NCAA tournament. 

They will face Colgate in the first round. That game takes place Friday, March 22 in Columbus, Ohio. 

The Vols will play Colgate at 2:45 p.m. The game will air on CBS. 

Virginia is the No. 1 seed in the south region. The defending national champion Villanova Wildcats are the No. 6 seed. Ole Miss, Wisconsin, Purdue and Cincinnati are also in the south region. 

Last year, the Vols fell to Loyola-Chicago in the second round of the NCAA tournament, 63-62.

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Tennessee has never advanced past the Elite Eight.

The Vols finished the regular season with a 29-5 overall record, while going 15-3 in the conference play. Tennessee advanced to the finals of the SEC tournament, but lost to Auburn. 

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