Loyola’s NCAA Basketball Selection Show Information
BALTIMORE – Loyola University Maryland will host a viewing party on Sunday, March 11, when the brackets for the 2012 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championships will be announced on CBS. The event will be held in Reitz Arena with doors opening at 5 p.m.
The Greyhounds, by virtue of their victory over Fairfield University on Monday night, advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1994. Sunday night, Loyola fans will find out what team the Greyhounds will face in the tournament and where their first game will be played.
CBS’s show will begin at 6 p.m., and the Loyola men’s basketball team will enter the arena at approximately 5:45 p.m.
Select Loyola players and Head Coach Jimmy Patsos will be available to the media for interviews following the event. Additionally, reserved camera positions will be set aside for members of the print, television and digital media.
Fans will have the opportunity to pose for photos of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Championship trophy the Greyhounds brought home from Springfield, Mass. They can also purchase commemorative MAAC Championship t-shirts and hats from the Loyola bookstore to celebrate the occasion.
Multiple screens in Reitz Arena will show the broadcast of the CBS Selection Show.
Students in attendance can swipe their Evergreen cards to enter a lottery for the right to puchrase a ticket to the Greyhounds’ NCAA games. Other tickets are expected to go on sale Monday, March 12, at 8:30 a.m.