The 2012 NCAA Tournament bracket and field has been announced, and the Temple Owls will receive a 5 seed in the Midwest region. The Owls' first opponent will be the winner of the California Golden Bears vs South Florida Bulls "first four" game, and they will play on Friday in Nashville. If the Owls win their first matchup, they will face the winner of No. 4 Michigan and No. 13 Ohio on Sunday.
Temple earned the 5 seed by virtue of an at large bid.
Here's a look at the Midwest region of the 2012 NCAA Tournament bracket:
No. 1 North Carolina Tarheels vs. No. 16 Lamar/Vermont, Friday
No. 8 Creighton Bluejays vs. No. 9 Alabama Crimson Tide, Friday
No. 5 Temple Owls vs. No. 13 Cal/USF, Friday
No. 4 Michigan Wolverines vs. No. 13 Ohio Bobcats, Friday
No. 2 Kansas Jayhawks vs. No. 15 Detroit Titans, Friday
No. 7 St. Mary's Gaels vs. No. 10 Purdue Boilermakers, Friday
No. 3 Georgetown Bulldogs vs. No. 14 Belmont Bruins, Friday
No. 6 San Diego St. Aztecs vs. No. 11 NC State Wolfpack, Friday
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