What's the highest seed the Mountain West Conference has produced in the NCAA Tournament?
With Brigham Young's victory over San Diego State on Saturday, the Cougars appear to be playing for a No. 1 seed.
Since seeding began in 1979, BYU's highest seed was a No. 3 in 1980, led by Danny Ainge.
His 1981 Cougar team, seeded No. 6, reached the Elite Eight.
A No. 1 seed this season would be the first for the conference, which began in 1999.
Utah, a current member, received a No. 2 seed in 1997 when the Utes were playing in the WAC, the conference from which the MWC was created.
Other teams have received No. 1 seeds outside the six power conferences, most recently Memphis in 2008 and 2006.
The Atlantic-10's St. Joseph's received a No. 1 seed in 2004.
Massachusetts (1996), Temple (1988) and Indiana State (1979) are teams to receive No. 1 seeds that are not current members of BCS conferences.