leon-douglas-2-7f551fda11549c9cAfter winning the the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference title in Birmingham this past Saturday, Tuskegee has found out who it will face in the tournament. The Golden Tigers (18-11) will face Florida Southern Saturday in the opening round of of the South Regional Saturday.

Ranked No. 16 in the nation, the Mocs (26-4) are the top-seeded team in the South regional.

“As a team, we are elated to represent Tuskegee University and the SIAC in this tournament,” Tuskegee coach Leon Douglas. “We are looking forward to it. It has been a few years since we’ve been in the tournament and we’ve been clawing our way to get back in. Hopefully we’ll go down there and represent our conference well.”

The South regional title game is set for Tuesday at 7 p.m.

Check out the full NCAA Division II men’s basketball tournament bracket here.