FILE: Fans file into Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017.

SALT LAKE CITY — Vivint Arena will host eight teams this week for the first and second rounds of the NCAA Tournament.

Here are Thursday's first-round matchups:

In the Midwest Region:

(5) Auburn (26-9) vs. (12) New Mexico State (30-4), 11:30 a.m. (TNT) | Game preview

(4) Kansas (25-9) vs. (13) Northeastern (23-10), 2 p.m. (TNT) | Game preview

In the West Region:

(1) Gonzaga (30-4) vs. (16) Prairie View A&M OR Fairleigh Dickinson, 5:27 p.m. (truTV) | Game preview

(8) Syracuse (20-13) vs. (9) Baylor (19-13), 7:57 p.m. (truTV) | Game preview

Here are the region matchups: