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Houston Cougars Earn No. 2 Seed, Face 15-seed Cleveland State

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POSTED: March 14, 2021 -- 10:08 p.m. CT

POSTED: March 14, 2021 -- 9:15 p.m. CT

The Houston Cougars Men's Basketball program earned a No. 2 seed in the 2021 NCAA Tournament's Midwest Region and will face No. 15 seed Cleveland State on Friday.

The No. 2 seed marks the Cougars highest NCAA Tournament since 1984. Game time is 6:15 p.m. Central Time, inside Assembly Hall, on truTV.

The Cougars and Vikings have never faced each other in the NCAA Tournament.

The winner of Friday's First-Round match-up will face the winner of the 7-seed Clemson / 10-seed Rutgers winner on Sunday with a chance to reach the Sweet 16.

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