Selection Sunday: Utah earns No. 5 seed, BYU gets play-in game

Posted at 4:41 PM, Mar 15, 2015
and last updated 2015-03-15 19:39:31-04

The Utah Utes and BYU Cougars are headed to the Big Dance.

During the Selection Sunday Show, it was announced the Utah men's basketball team will be the No. 5 seed in the South region. They will take on No. 12 Stephen F. Austin in the second round of the tournament in Portland, Oregon on Thursday, March 19.

The Utes tweeted a photo of some of their players waiting for the announcement.

The BYU Cougars also secured a spot in the tournament. It was announced that the Cougars are the No. 11 seed and will be in a play-in game in Dayton, Ohio. They will take on No. 11 Ole Miss on Tuesday, March 17.

The Cougars tweeted a link to a gallery showing their players reacting to the announcement.