Senior Trace Caton is playing in his third NCAA Tournament with the Utes.
March 17, 2003
SALT LAKE CITY -
The NCAA has announced the game times for the first and second round men's tournament games Friday and Sunday in Nashville, Tenn. Utah, the No. 9 seed in the Midwest Regional, received an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament with a 24-7 record. The Runnin' Utes open NCAA Tournament play against No. 8 seeded Oregon (23-9) on Friday at approximately 1:00 p.m. (MST) at the Gaylord Entertainment Center (19,395) in Nashville, Tenn. Should Utah win that game, it will face the winner of No. 1 Kentucky (29-3) vs. No. 16 IUPUI (20-13) in the second round on Sunday at approximately 3:00 p.m. (MST).
All of the Utes' games in the NCAA Tournament will be broadcast on the Utah Sports Network (KALL-910 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 Nashville, Tenn.
First Round - Friday (March 21) Midwest Region Game 1 - No. 1 Kentucky (29-3) vs. No. 16 IUPUI (20-13) 10:30 a.m. (MST) Game 2 - No. 8 Oregon (23-9) vs. No. 9 Utah (24-7) 30 minutes after
South Region Game 3 - No. 3 Xavier (25-5) vs. No. 14 Troy State (26-5) 5:25 p.m. (MST) Game 4 - No. 6 Maryland (19-9) vs. No. 11 UNC Wilmington (24-6) 30 minutes after
Second Round - Sunday (March 23) Game 5 - Winner Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4 12:30 p.m. (MST) Game 6 - Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2 30 minites after