East Carolina fans are invited to join the 2007 Conference USA Tournament Champion Lady Pirates and head coach Sharon Baldwin-Tener Monday for an evening of celebration and anticipation as the team will watch the unveiling of the tournament pairings on the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament Selection Show live at Harvey Hall inside the Murphy Center.
While the full bracket detailing participating institutions selected to the championship tournament, including ECU's first-round opponent, will be announced at 8:00 p.m. on ESPN, festivities will begin at 7 p.m. with player introductions and brief addresses from Baldwin-Tener and athletics director Terry Holland.
Prior to the announcement of the tournament field, the Lady Pirates and members of the coaching staff will all be available for an autograph and photo session for area fans and children. In addition, complimentary light fare refreshments from Pizza Hut and Pepsi will be provided to the public.
The ECU Dowdy Student Store will be on location selling C-USA Champion shirts and other memorabilia while representatives from the ECU Athletics Ticket Office will be present to answer any ticketing questions about the Lady Pirates' first-round assignment.
At the conclusion of the bracket announcement, ECU Athletics will distribute pertinent information regarding the Lady Pirates' tournament schedule, venue specifics, ticket sales and availability via www.ECUPirates.com and through traditional external media outlets.