After earning an automatic bid in the NCAA Tournament via Sunday’s Big Ten Tournament title, the only drama for IU on Monday was where they’d land in the bracket.
Indiana will host Lipscomb in the first round of the NCAA Tournament as announced on the NCAA Selection Show on Monday.
IU returns to the NCAA Tournament for the 48th time in 51 seasons while making its NCAA-record 37th consecutive appearance.
Indiana and Lipscomb will play their first-round match Thursday (Nov. 16) on Jerry Yeagley Field at Bill Armstrong Stadium. Kickoff time is TBA.
Although IU made the Tournament, their run of being a seeded team ended at nine straight seasons. The winner of Indiana vs. Lipscomb will travel to No. 10 seed Wake Forest this weekend.
The Hoosiers won the Big Ten Championship Double despite a 3-3-4 start to the season. Since then, Indiana has won nine of its last 10 including four of five Big Ten matches. With the run, Indiana secured its 12th Big Ten Championship Double, winning a share of the regular season title before beating co-champion Penn State in the tournament final.
The 2023 championship field consists of 48 teams with the tournament running from Nov. 16 through Dec. 11.
The NCAA College Cup, consisting of the national semifinals and final, will be held in Louisville, Kentucky. Indiana has appeared in the College Cup 22 times, including four of the last six, and has won the national title on eight occasions.
For the full 2023 NCAA bracket, GO HERE.
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