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Wear Your Orange and Blue: Team send-off is noon, March 20

By Carlos Valdez III
Assistant Sports Information Director

(March 19, 2008)--The UTSA women's basketball team -- the No. 15 Roadrunners (23-9) -- will face second-seed Texas A&M (26-7) in the NCAA Tournament First Round at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 22, in Baton Rouge, La. The game will be televised on ESPN2.

The team will depart from the Convocation Center at noon, Thursday, March 20 for their first trip to the NCAA Tournament. The UTSA community are friends are encouraged to wear their orange-and-blue this week and give the team a big send-off. "Road to the Final Four" t-shirts in honor of the team are available at the UTSA bookstores.

The winner will face either No. 7 Syracuse or No. 10 Hartford on Monday, March 24. The four teams are in the Oklahoma City Regional with Tennessee as the top seed.

The women's basketball team will depart from the Convocation Center at noon, Thursday, March 20 for their first trip to the NCAA Tournament. The UTSA community and friends can help with the send-off of the Southland Conference Tournament champions.

The Roadrunners won the Southland Conference Tournament on Saturday in Katy with a 65-56 victory against Lamar in the championship game. UTSA is making the program's first-ever NCAA Tournament appearance.

The Aggies won the Big 12 Tournament championship game, 64-59, against Oklahoma State on Saturday to earn their third consecutive NCAA Tournament bid.

Read more and download an NCAA Tournament bracket.

Read a related story on UTSA Today.

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