Northwestern is no longer on the outside looking in when it comes to the NCAA Tournament.
The Wildcats will make school history with their first NCAA Tournament appearance in 2017. After winning a program-best 23 games Northwestern was awarded an 8-seed in the west region. They will face nine-seed Vanderbilt.
The Commodores won 19 games in the SEC, and went 10-8 in conference play.
The game is set for Thursday, March 16th in Salt Lake City, UT.