The Missouri Men will face Southern Illinois in the first round of the Midwest regional in Indianapolis. The sixth-seeded Tigers have had nothing but progression in the NCAA Tournament under Quin Snyder. In 2000, they lost to North Carolina in the first round. In 2001, Mizzou advanced to the field of 32 with a win over Georgia, but lost to top-seeded Duke. Last season with a 12-seed, Missouri made it to the Elite 8 before falling to Oklahoma. Interestingly enough, The Tigers game against 11th-seeded SIU will mark the first time Quin Snyder has ever faced a lower seeded team in the tournament. Tip-off is at approximately 1:40 this afternoon.