Gators earn top billing in NCAA tournament

Associated Press
Florida's forward Will Yeguete (15) Patric Young (4) celebrate after the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Kentucky in the Championship round of the Southeastern Conference men's tournament, Sunday, March 16, 2014, in Atlanta. Florida won 61-60. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
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Florida's forward Will Yeguete (15) Patric Young (4) celebrate after the second half of an NCAA college …

Florida is the overall top seed in the NCAA tournament.

The selection committee released its pairings Sunday, not long after the Gators defeated Kentucky in the Southeastern Conference tournament final to bring their winning streak to 26 games

Florida is seeded first in the South. On Thursday, the Gators play the winner of a First Four game between Albany and St. Mary's.

Kansas earned the No. 2 seed in the South and will open against Eastern Kentucky.

The Final Four starts April 5 in Arlington, Texas.

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