Oklahoma a 3-seed in initial bracket reveal

NCAA has Sooners slotted in at No. 12 in first top 16 ranking
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In the NCAA selection committee’ initial “bracket reveal” on Saturday, Oklahoma looks solid.

The Sooners are a No. 3 seed and No. 12 overall in the committee’s top 16, which was revealed just minutes before OU tipped off in a Big 12 Conference game at West Virginia.

Saturday’s game is a showdown of the No. 2 and 3 teams currently in the Big 12 standings. Oklahoma is 12-5 overall and 7-4 Big 12, while WVU is 14-5 and 7-3.

OU has four wins this season over opponents ranked in the committee’s top 16: No. 7 Alabama, No. 10 WVU and No. 15 Texas.

Elsewhere in the Big 12, No. 2 Baylor is a 1-seed, No. 10 WVU is a 3-seed, No. 14 Texas Tech is a 4-seed, and No. 15 Texas is a 4-seed.