SEATTLE – The University of Washington men's basketball team will return to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since the 2010-11 season after earning the No. 9 seed in the Midwest region. They will face Utah State at 3:50 p.m. PT on Friday, March 22 in Columbus, Ohio at Nationwide Arena. The winner will take on the winner of No. 1 North Carolina/No. 16 Iona.