Cal a No. 12 seed, Saint Mary's a No. 11 seed

March 17, 2013, 3:00 pm
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The California Golden Bears earned a No. 12 seed in the NCAA Tournament and will play the No. 5 seed UNLV Runnin' Rebels Thursday in San Jose.

Tipoff is slated for 4:27 PT and can be seen on truTV.

Saint Mary's is a No. 11 seed, but will play in one of the four "play-in" games in Dayton, Ohio on Tuesday against Middle Tennessee State at 6:10 PT on TruTv.

Should the Gaels win, they will advance to play Memphis in the Round of 64 on Thursday, with tipoff scheduled for 4:45 PT.

Cal will get a chance to enact revenge against UNLV, who they lost to back on Dec. 9 in Berkeley, 76-75.

Runnin' Rebels forward Quintrell Thomas grabbed Anthony Marshall's airball under the basket and converted a layup with 1.2 seconds remaining for the game-winning score.

Pac-12 Player of the Year Allen Crabbe scored 18 points on 4-of-8 shooting, but played just 27 minutes because of foul trouble.

UNLV's Anthony Bennett, who is one of the top freshman in the country, scored 25 points and grabbed 10 rebounds.

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