MU Departs for Newark and the Sweet 16
March 22, 2011
MILWAUKEE - The Marquette University men's basketball team was treated to a warm sendoff Tuesday evening as the team departed from the Al McGuire Center for its trip to Newark, N.J. Marquette will face North Carolina in the NCAA East Regional Semifinal on Friday, March 25 at 6:15 p.m. CT.
Over 50 friends and fans of the program filled the lobby of the Al McGuire Center in support. Several Milwaukee media outlets also were in attendance to capture the fanfare.
The Golden Eagles' Sweet 16 matchup with the Tar Heels will be broadcast live on CBS. Jim Nantz (play-by-play), Clark Kellogg (analyst) and Tracy Wolfson (reporter) will have the call at the Prudential Center.