Rick Barnes previews 2023 NCAA Tournament

The 2023 NCAA men’s basketball tournament will begin Tuesday with the First Four.

First-round games will tip off on Thursday.

Tennessee (23-10, 11-7 SEC) is a No. 4 seed in the East Region and will play Louisiana (26-7) in Orlando, Florida on Thursday.

The tip between the Vols and Louisiana is scheduled for approximately 9:40 p.m. EDT. CBS will televise the first-round matchup.

The Tennessee-Louisiana winner will advance to play the winner between Duke and Oral Roberts.

Tennessee’s basketball history as a No. 4 seed in NCAA Tournament

Tennessee head coach Rick Barnes met with media Monday and previewed the 2023 NCAA Tournament. Barnes’ media availability can be watched below.

Story originally appeared on Vols Wire