Celebrate 40th Anniversary of Women at Xavier at the NCAA Tournament

| March 2, 2010

The 2010 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship first-round games will be held at Xavier University on Sunday, March 21.

The Xavier University Women of Excellence invite you to a celebration before the first game begins on March 21 from 10:30 am until noon in the Schiff Conference Center. $10.00 per person admits you to the pregame events and the Sunday session games at noon and 2:30 p.m. The Xavier women’s basketball team is guaranteed to play in one of the games. To register call Darlene Gilligan at 513-745-3192.

Teams will be announced on Selection Monday, March 15 at 7 p.m. EST on ESPN. The last time Xavier University hosted the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship in 2001, Xavier advanced to the Elite Eight with wins over Louisville, Clemson and Tennessee. Xavier University is currently ranked No. 5 in both the Associated Press and the ESPN/USA Today polls.