March Madness – UNC & CU Women to Play in WNIT; CSU Men Leave Today
March Madness is in full effect! The CSU Ram’s women’s basketball team and the University of Colorado women were both selected to play in the Women’s National Invitation Tournament. They will play each other in the 1st round on Wednesday. Meanwhile the CSU Rams men’s basketball team will get a sendoff today as they travel to Kentucky for the Big Dance.
The UNC Women’s Basketball team will face the CU Buffs Wednesday night in the first round of the 2012 WNIT. The Bears were an automatic qualifier to the field, thanks to their second-place finish in this year’s Big Sky Conference standings. The Bears and the Buffaloes will tip at 7 p.m. MT at Coors Event Center. Tickets for Wednesday night’s game are $9 for general admission and $16 for reserved courtside seats. Those can be purchased beginning 8:30 a.m. today, either online , or by calling 303-492-8337. The winner Wednesday night will face either Drake or South Dakota this weekend in a second-round game.
A sendoff for CSU Rams men’s basketball team is set for noon today in front of the McGraw Athletic Center on the CSU Campus. Colorado State is inviting fans to come join the school’s band and cheerleaders to send the Rams to the Big Dance. Parking in the Moby Arena lot today is free. Colorado State is playing Murray State in the 1st round of the NCAA Tournament in Louisville, Kentucky. The game is at 10:15 a.m. on Thursday on CBS. If y0u would like to fly out and see CSU play in the 1st round you can get ticket info here!