Women's basketball: Teams react to NCAA tournament seeding
On Monday night, the field for the 2017 NCAA Division I women's basketball tournament was announced as UConn, South Carolina, Notre Dame and Baylor all earned No. 1 seeds.
The announcement called for some memorable celebrations and moments as teams eagerly waited to hear if they would be dancing.
Thirty-two conferences were granted automatic bids for the championship and the remaining 32 teams were selected at-large.
First- and second-round games will be played at 16 home sites Friday, March 17 through Monday, March 20, with the 16 second-round winners moving on to the four regional sites. The Lexington Regional (Rupp Arena, Lexington, Kentucky) and the Oklahoma City Regional (Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) will be played on Friday, March 24 and Sunday, March 26, while the Bridgeport Regional (Webster Bank Arena, Bridgeport, Connecticut) and the Stockton Regional (Stockton Arena, Stockton, California) will be held Saturday, March 25 and Monday, March 27. The four regional winners will advance to the 2017 NCAA Women’s Final Four, March 31 and April 2 in Dallas (American Airlines Center).
Check out some of the great reactions from Monday night below:
Boise State added a nice touch to its celebration with confetti:
It's official Broncos will face UCLA in the first round of the NCAA Tournament!!! pic.twitter.com/RcwM8EMMEE— Boise State Broncos (@BroncoSports) March 13, 2017
The Ducks were pretty loud in Eugene:
And just 40 miles away, Oregon State celebrated as well:
The Sooners were pretty excited to hear their name called:
The reaction from Northern Iowa is priceless:
Cal went from nervous to thrilled real quick:
Stanford got a pretty awesome pep talk from its legendary coach after the big announcement.
Respect to Auburn's dance moves:
Jump around, Belmont:
And you got to love LSU's pom poms:
Finally, Texas Southern celebrated its first trip to the tournament: