JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 11, 2009) - With both the ETSU men's and women's basketball teams earning a trip to the NCAA Tournament with victories in the Atlantic Sun Conference championships, the Buccaneers' athletic department will host Selection Show gatherings on back-to-back nights next week.
The ETSU men will learn its seeding and first round opponent on Sunday night, March 15, and fans are invited to the Selection Show party at the Mil lenium Center, located just across the street from Memorial Center. The event will begin at 4:30 p.m., with the CBS selection show slated to start at 6 p.m.
On Monday, March 16, fans can celebrate once more as the Lady Bucs will learn of their first round seed and pairing. The women's Selection Show party will be held at Fanatics Restaurant located inside the Doubletree Hotel, with the party set to begin at 5:30 p.m. and the ESPN selection show scheduled to start at 7 p.m.
At both events, ETSU players and coaches will be available for autographs, souvenir NCAA apparel will be released for the first time, and the ETSU pep band, cheerleaders, and Bucky will be in attendance. In addition, fans attending Sunday night's event will be able to enter in a drawing for two season tickets to both men's and women's basketball games for the 2009-2010 season.
For more on ETSU's preparations for the NCAA Tournament, visit ETSUBucs.com. Fans wishing to purchase NCAA tickets can call the ETSU ticket office at 423-439-ETSU (3878) to be placed on the ticket priority list. The ETSU ticket office will inform fans that are receiving tickets late Sunday night or early on Monday morning.