March 13, 2011

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Updated March 15, 2011

LEWISBURG, Pa. — The Bucknell Bison grabbed a 14 seed in the NCAA Tournament and will face No. 3 UConn on Thursday at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C.

Game time is 7:20 p.m. (ET) Thursday. TNT is the designated TV outlet for the broadcast.

Join the team Tuesday at 1:15 p.m. (ET) at the entrance of the Kenneth Langone Athletics and Recreation Center to cheer them on as they leave for the NCAA Basketball Second Round.

In addition, a pre-game reception is planned 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Hotel Monaco's Paris Ballroom. The hotel is located at 700 F St. in Washington, D.C., across the street from Verizon Center where the game will be played.

On Sunday, the team and coaching staff welcomed a jam-packed crowd to the Forum in the Elaine Langone Center to watch a nationwide broadcast of the Selection Show on CBS-TV. Coach Dave Paulsen spoke, praising and thanking the Lewisburg community and students for their overwhelming support this season.

Paulsen was greeted with a cheering ovation when he told the crowd that Bucknell just doesn't go to NCAA tourneys, Bucknell goes and wins games!

One thing more: Bucknell's pep band is packing and going.

Follow along as we document the NCAA ride with stories, photos and more. And get the inside scoop from tweet meister and Bison player Mike Muscala '13, too. || More:

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