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NCAA tournament: Getting to know the schools playing in Salt Lake City



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Best tournament finish: Elite Eight in 1999

Record vs. Utah schools: 5-8 — BYU (2-4); SUU (1-1); Utah (2-2); Utah State (0-1)

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Utah connection: John Stockton, one of the most beloved players in Utah Jazz history, played at Gonzaga

Southern University

Location: Baton Rouge, La.

Enrollment: 5,765

Tuition: $11,600

Mascot: Jaguars

Coach: Roman Banks

Five notable former students: American Idol judge Randy Jackson; Rapper David Banner; Major League Baseball legend Lou Brock; Football Hall of Famer Mel Blount; NFL Pro Bowler Aeneas Williams


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Best basketball players: Avery Johnson; Bobby Phills; Bob Love

All-time NBA draft picks: 2

All-time leading scorer: N/A

All-time NCAA tournament record: 1-7

Best tournament finish: Second round

Record vs. Utah schools: N/A

Utah connection: Avery Johnson coached former Utah Jazz point guard Deron Williams during his time as coach Brooklyn Nets

Belmont University

Location: Nashville, Tenn.

Enrollment: 6,400

Tuition: $24,525

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