Day one of the first round of the 2016 NCAA Tournament brought us a smattering of exciting upsets and fantastic finishes. From Arkansas-Little Rock's double overtime rally against Purdue to Yale's first-ever NCAA Tournament victory, college basketball fans got to enjoy the type of moments that make March Madness so captivating. And that was just on Thursday.
After both teams were able to stave off upsets in second-round action on Thursday, the fifth-seeded Utah Utes will play against the fourth-seeded Georgetown Hoyas in the third round of the NCAA Tournament at the Moda Center on Saturday.
The 12th-seeded Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks won their first-ever NCAA Tournament game a season ago, and now they seek more success, as they face the fifth-seeded Utah Utes at the Moda Center on Thursday night in the South Regional.
The Pac-12 Conference Tournament will be narrowed down to just two teams once the 17th-ranked and third-seeded Utah Utes and second-seeded Oregon Ducks conclude their semifinal round clash at MGM Grand Garden Arena Friday night.
The quarterfinal round of the Pac-12 Conference Tournament wraps up Thursday with a matchup pitting the sixth- seeded Stanford Cardinal against the 17th-ranked and third-seeded Utah Utes at MGM Grand Garden Arena.