UNC Asheville-UALR, UAB-Clemson Kicking Off March Madness on Tuesday Night


March 15, 2011

Are you ready for March Madness?

The men’s NCAA basketball tournament begins Tuesday night, with two play-in games taking place in Dayton, Ohio.

The first game will tip off at 6:30 p.m., and it will feature the UNC Asheville Bulldogs taking on the University of Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans. The winner of that game will have the distinct pleasure of flying to Washington, D.C., on to face the top-seeded Pittsburgh Panthers in the Southeast region on Thursday.

The second matchup of the night carries a bit more weight, with the University of Alabama-Birmingham Blazers taking on the Clemson Tigers. The winner will be the 12-seed in the East region and will face West Virginia on Thursday in Tampa, Fla.

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