Auburn, AL (EETV)- Auburn returned home from the SEC Tournament to find out their fate in the NCAA Tournament seedings.

After an impressive SEC title run, Auburn's seed rose to number five in the Midwest Region where they will face off against the New Mexico St Aggies on Thursday in Salt Lake City.

If they win they will face the winner of Kansas and Northeastern on Saturday with the chance to advance to the third round.

Other notable teams in their region are North Carolina, Houston, Kentucky, and Washington. North Carolina and Kentucky are the favorites to move through to the Final Four.

Auburn's path looks very tough as they could face some of the blue-bloods of college basketball such as Kansas and North Carolina.

Coach Pearl spoke about the tournament saying, " We still have a lot more to. prove, a lot more to accomplish as a team."

Auburn's game against New Mexico St is slated for 12:30 PM Thursday and can be seen on TNT.