SUNDAY, MARCH 15, 2009, 3:01 P.M.

No. 4-seeded GU draws Akron

Gonzaga will open the NCAA men's basketball tournament against No. 13 Akron on Thursday in Portland. The Zags are the fourth seed in the South Region. North Carolina is the top seed in the South.

The Gonzaga-Akron winner faces the winner of the No. 5 Illinois-No. 12 Western Kentucky on Saturday.

Meanwhile, John Blanchette sat down with Jeremy Pargo for this column that ran in Sunday's S-R.

More later.

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