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(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) UVU head basketball coach Dick Hunsaker guides his team against New Mexico in game action at Utah Valley University in Orem on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014.
— Utah Valley will travel to Cal in first round of NIT
First Published Mar 16 2014 09:02 pm • Last Updated Mar 17 2014 11:09 am

Orem • Utah Valley will play at California on Wednesday night in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament.

The Wolverines earned an automatic bid to the NIT as the Western Athletic Conference’s regular-season champion.

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Utah Valley at Cal

Wednesday, 8:30 p.m.

Live stream » ESPN3.com

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California is 19-13 and was considered an NCAA Tournament bubble team until a 58-54 loss to Colorado in the quarterfinals of the Pac 12 Tournament.

Utah Valley is 20-11, including a 69-54 loss at Oregon on Nov. 19. It was the Wolverines’ only game against a Pac 12 opponent this season.

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