Springfield, Ohio – After claiming their eighth North Coast Athletic Conference Tournament crown in program history and second in the last two years over the weekend with a 79-75 win over arch-rival Wooster, the Wittenberg University men's basketball program is heading to the NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Tournament for the 29th time in program history.
The Tigers will take on Emory University in the opening round from Guilford College in Greensboro, NC, on Friday, Mar. 1. The other match-up in the Wittenberg pod will feature host Guilford College taking on Sewanee University. More information, including game times will be published on the website when they are available.
Wittenberg holds 52-28 record all-time in NCAA postseason play, logging a 17-4 record in the first-round action.
First-Second Rounds of 2019 NCAA Div. III Men's Basketball Tournament
NCAA Bracket - https://www.ncaa.com/brackets/basketball-men/d3
Games played at: Guilford College, 5800 West Friendly Ave., Greensboro, NC 27410 -https://www.guilfordquakers.com/landing/index
Arena: Ragan-Brown Field House - https://www.guilfordquakers.com/facilities/basketball
Live Video Link: https://www.guilfordquakers.com/multimedia/BoxCastMBK/2018/NCAA1
TICKET INFORMATION: Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for senior citizens and students of the participating schools (with ID). Children under two years old will be admitted free. Student and senior citizen (ages 65+) tickets are $5 and children under two are free. All ticket sales are cash only and will take place in the Ragan-Brown Field House lobby starting 90 minutes prior to the start of each game. Single-game NCAA Tournament tickets prices are $10 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. It is a cash-only event.
Friday, March 1st
Game 1: WITTENBERG vs. Emory (GA), 5:30 PM
Game 2: Sewanee (TN) vs. Guilford, 30 minutes after first game
Saturday, March 2nd
Game 3: WIT/EMO Winner vs. SEW/GUIL Winner, 7:00 PM