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McKale Center Set to Host NCAA Tournament
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: March 14, 2006
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TUCSON, Ariz. ?- The NCAA women’s basketball Tournament will make a stop in Tucson as the first and second rounds at the McKale Memorial Center will feature reigning national champion Baylor, along with instate teams Arizona State and Northern Arizona.


Eight teams will descend upon McKale Center this week when March Madness begins.


From the Albuquerque Regional, the No. 5-seed Utah Utes will play No. 12-seeded Middle Tennessee State. Also taking the hardwood are No. 4 Arizona State vs. No. 13 Stephen F. Austin.


Arizona will be hosting four other teams that will funnel into the Albuquerque Regional. No. 6 Florida will square off against the No. 11-seeded New Mexico Lobos. Joining them are the No. 3-seeded Baylor Bears and their opponent, the No. 14-seeded Northern Arizona Lumberjacks.


All-session tickets are $50 each and include all three sessions (six games). To purchase tickets, call (520) 621-CATS or (800) 452-CATS.



Saturday, March 18
No. 5 Utah vs. No. 12 Middle Tennessee State - 11 a.m.

No. 4 Arizona State vs. No. 13 Stephen F. Austin - 1:30 p.m.

No. 3 Baylor vs. No. 14 Northern Arizona - 6 p.m.

No. 6 Florida vs. No. 11 New Mexico - 8:30 p.m.


Monday, March 20

Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner - 5 p.m.

Game 3 winner vs. Game 4 winner - 7:30 p.m.


All times are Mountain Standard Time (MST)

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