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Arizona Basketball arrives in Salt Lake City for the NCAA Tournament

Posted: 9:02 PM, Mar 14, 2017
Updated: 2017-03-15 16:08:47Z
Arizona Basketball arrived in Salt Lake City on Tuesday night, ahead of Thursday night's first round NCAA Tournament game against North Dakota.
     
Arizona is the number two seed in the west region.
 
"Whatever seed we were going to be given, and wherever we were placed, we're fine," said head coach Sean Miller. "We have, I think, a humble team, and a team who really knows what it takes."
 
The Wildcats are coming off a win in the Pac-12 tournament, and sport a 30-4 record heading into the NCAA Tournament.
 
Allonzo Trier was named the tournament's most outstanding player after averaging 20 points over three games in Las Vegas.
 
"I think we got a group and a team that I think really believes in themselves, and they should," added Miller.
 
It's the sixth time the Wildcats have visited Salt Lake City in the NCAA Tournament.
 
The most recent was in 2013, when they defeated Belmont and Harvard to advance to the sweet 16.
 
This is North Dakota's first trip to the NCAA Tournament.
 
The team is also putting the new Fighting Hawks logo on display.
 
The moniker was rolled out this year after a three-year moratorium to let people cool off from a contentious battle over the now-retired Fighting Sioux nickname.