UMW Men's Basketball to Host NCAA Sectional Tournament This Friday and Saturday

The University of Mary Washington men's basketball team will host the NCAA Tournament Round of 16 this weekend in Fredericksburg, Va.

The Eagles, who advance to the sectional round for the first time ever, will host Virginia Wesleyan College in the second game on Friday, at 7:30 p.m., after Williams College takes on Albertus Magnus College at 5:30 p.m. The winners will meet on Saturday at 7:00 p.m. with the winner advancing to the final four.

Tickets will be available to all teams and fans beginning on Monday, and online sales are encouraged. Reserved seating for the all-session ticket (both games on Friday) is $8 for all ages, general admission is $7, and general admission for senior/student/children (age 6+) is $4 each. Saturday will require a separate ticket. Those who purchase tickets online will able to pick up their tickets on Friday at the Will Call window. Those purchasing tickets in person on Friday must pay with cash.

All UMW students, faculty, and staff will be admitted free of charge courtesy of the President's office. Those tickets will be available for pickup Friday morning at 10:00 a.m. at the Anderson Center.