"It felt good even though we had to stay here the whole time," senior guard Cam Long said with a grin after watching the selection show on campus with a gathering of teammates and fans. "Just to see it go up there early just shows us they had us in there early and had us in their minds that we were a good team and that we were going to be able to show what we were capable of doing."
"You're never really happy to lose," said guard Cam Long, their leading scorer at 15.3 points a game. "But having that winning streak out of the way definitely takes some of the pressure off of us. Now we can relax and get ready to go."