Nick Jacobson celebrates Utah's MWC Tournament title, sending the Utes to the NCAA Tournament.
March 14, 2004
SALT LAKE CITY - Utah (24-8, 9-5 MWC), the No. 11 seed in the St. Louis Regional, received the Mountain West Conference's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. The Runnin' Utes open NCAA Tournament play against No. 6 seeded Boston College (23-9) on Friday at 10:30 a.m. (MST) at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wis. Should Utah win that game, it will face the winner of No. 3 Georgia Tech (23-9) and No. 14 Northern Iowa (21-9) in the second round on Sunday at either 12:15 p.m. or 2:45 p.m. (MST).
All of the Utes' games in the NCAA Tournament will be broadcast on the Utah Sports Network (KALL-700 AM in Salt Lake City and affiliate stations). CBS Sports has exclusive rights to televise the NCAA Tournament. Games not shown on local CBS affiliates (KUTV TV-2 in Salt Lake City) can be seen on pay-per-view offered by DIRECTV.
NCAA Tournament First & Second Rounds at Milwaukee, Wis.
First Round - Friday (March 19) St. Louis Region Game 1 - No. 6 Boston College (23-9) vs. No. 11 Utah (24-8) 10:30 a.m. Game 2 - No. 3 Georgia Tech (23-9) vs. No. 14 Northern Iowa (21-9) 30 minutes after
East Rutherford Region Game 3 - No. 6 Wisconsin (24-6) vs. No. 11 Richmond (20-12) 5:30 p.m. Game 4 - No. 3 Pittsburgh (29-4) vs. No. 14 Central Florida (25-5) 30 minutes after
Second Round - Sunday (March 21) Game 5 - Game 1 Winner vs. Game 2 Winner 12:15 p.m/2:45 p.m. Game 6 - Game 3 Winner vs. Game 4 Winner 12:15 p.m/2:45 p.m.
(All Times Mountain Standard Time)