Utah basketball: Utes receive No. 2 seed in NIT, will play UC Davis in first round


The Utah Runnin Utes will continue their season in the NIT.

Utah, which will be a 2 seed, will play 7 seed UC Davis in the first round at the Huntsman Center on Wednesday at 7 p.m. MT. The game will be televised on ESPN3.

The Utes finished the regular season 19-10 and 11-7 in Pac-12 play. They were the 3 seed in the Pac-12 Tournament but fell 68-66 to 6 seed Oregon in the first round.

The Aggies finished 22-10 overall and 12-4 in Big West play. They were the top seed in the conference tournament but fell to eventual champion Cal State Fullerton in the semifinals.

Beside the Utes and Ducks, three other Pac-12 teams will be in the NIT. USC got a 1 seed, Oregon received a 3 and Washington a 5.

This story will be updated.

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Source:: Deseret News – Sports News


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