Ohio State drew a #2 seed in the Midwest Regional and will open play in Milwaukee on Friday.
A second Big Ten team, the Minnesota Gophers will also open play in Milwaukee. The Gophers received an at-large bid and a #11 seed after advancing to the Big Ten Championship game before falling to Ohio State.
The Milwaukee Regional games will see games played at the Bradley Center on Friday and Sunday. Following are the Friday pairings announced earlier.
2 Ohio State (27-7) vs. 15 UC-Santa Barbara (20-9)
7 Oklahoma State (22-10) vs. 10 Georgia Tech (22-12)
3 Pittsburgh (24-8) vs. 14 Oakland (26-8)
6 Xavier (24-8) vs. 11 Minnesota (21-13)
The times for this regional should be announced this evening.