New OrleansThe Southland Conference Tournament runners-up, the Privateers will stay home to host Texas Southern in the first round of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament at 7 p.m. Wednesday. It marks New Orleans’ third-straight trip to the postseason after an NCAA Tournament appearance in 2017 and playing in the College Basketball Invitational in 2018. FRISCO, Texas – Southland Conference tournament champion Abilene Christian headlines a trio of teams competing in the postseason this week when the Wildcats battle the Wildcats of Kentucky in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament on Thursday at 6:10 p.m. CT on CBS in Jacksonville, Fla. With a 77-60 win over New Orleans, ACU won the league’s automatic bid to the Big Dance and earned the No. 15 seed in the Midwest Region. Sam Houston StateThe Bearkats earned an automatic bid to the National Invitation Tournament after claiming the Southland’s regular-season title and earning the No. 1 seed in the conference tournament. Sam Houston State will head to Fort Worth as a No. 8 seed to face No. 1 TCU at 8 p.m. Wednesday on ESPNU.