BASKETBALL TOURNEY UPDATE – LEARFIELD SCHOOLS VYING FOR TROPHIES
PLANO, Texas – A total of 60 men’s and women’s collegiate basketball teams representing Learfield Sports’ partner schools advanced to post-season tournament play this year. Who’s still pounding the hardwoods vying for a championship trophy?
2013 NCAA® Division I Men’s Basketball Championship
Miami (vs. Marquette) and Indiana (vs. Syracuse) – both playing on March 28
2013 National Invitation Tournament®
Alabama (vs. Maryland) and Iowa (vs. Virginia) – playing on March 28 and 27 respectively
2013 College Insiders Tournament
Northern Iowa (vs. Bradley) tonight at 8 p.m. EST
2013 NCAA® Division I Women’s Basketball Championship:
Playing tonight are North Carolina (vs. Delaware); Penn State (vs. LSU); Stanford (vs. Michigan); Iowa (vs. Notre Dame); Oklahoma State (vs. Duke) and Purdue (vs. Louisville). On March 31, it’s Oklahoma (vs. Tennessee).
2013 Women’s National Invitation Tournament®:
On March 28, it’s K-State (vs. Ball State); Toledo (vs. Illinois); Illinois (vs. Toledo); and Bowling Green (vs. Drexel)
2013 Women’s Basketball Invitational:
South Dakota plays McNeese State in the semifinals on March 28
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