PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Utah is back in the NCAA Tournament, earning the No. 5 seed in the South Region against an opponent that knows how to pull off an upset.
Utah is making its 28th NCAA Tournament appearance but first since 2009 and first as a member of the Pac-12 Conference. The Utes were knocked out of the Pac-12 Tournament in the semifinals when Oregon hit a buzzer-beater to win 67-64.
Stephen F. Austin won its second straight Southland Conference Tournament title, beating Sam Houston State in the final for the second consecutive year.