STORRS, Conn. (AP) UConn beat Syracuse in last year's national championship game. If the schools meet again in this year's NCAA Tournament, it will be on the Huskies' home court.
UConn (32-0) is the top seed in the Bridgeport Regional and will host the first two rounds on campus, about 80 miles north of the regional site.
The Huskies have a first-round game at against Albany (21-11), the champions of the America East conference. Syracuse (21-10) will head to Storrs as an eighth seed with a first-round matchup against Iowa State (18-12).
No. 9 Duke is the region's No. 2 seed and No. 4 Maryland received a surprising third seed.
UConn is in the midst of an NCAA record 107-game winning streak, are beating teams by an average of 33 points a game and enter the tournament undefeated for the eighth time.