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Arizona, Duke coming to Salt Lake

Top-seeded Arizona headlines eight teams that will open the NCAA tournament Thursday at the Huntsman Center.

The Wildcats (25-3) open the tournament against No. 16 seed Vermonte.

Atlantic Coast Conference champion Duke (24-6) plays Colorado State (19-13) on Thursday. The winner will play Saturday against either Missouri Valley Conference winner Creighton (29-4) or Central Michigan (24-6).

Cincinnati (17-11) and Gonzaga (23-8) play Thursday. The winner likely will face Arizona on Saturday.