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Baylor Expected to Play Virginia, UCLA Expected to Play Illinois in First Round of 2022 Roman Main Event

Jon Rothstein

Baylor is expected to play Virginia and UCLA is expected to face Illinois of the first round of the 2022 Roman Main Event at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, multiple sources told FanDuel.

The first round will be held on Nov. 18th while the consolation and championship games of the event will be held two days later on Nov. 20th.

All four teams in the 2022 Roman Main Event --- Baylor, Virginia, UCLA, and Illinois --- are currently ranked in the ROTHSTEIN 45.

Jon Rothstein has been a college basketball insider for CBS Sports since 2010 and a contributor to the CBS Broadcast Network since 2016. He joined FanDuel in 2022 as a Content Creator. Rothstein is also the host of the College Hoops Today Podcast via Compass Media Networks.