The team will host a free, public selection show party at 6 p.m. at the KFC Yum! Center. The pairings will be announced at 7 p.m. on ESPN.

The Cards will play host to first- and second-round games at the KFC Yum! Center March 24 and 26. Tickets are available at the UofL Ticket Office in the Swain Student Activities Center on Belknap Campus or on the NCAA website.

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