ECU draws Texas in the first round of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament
First and second round to be played in Austin, Texas
GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - The East Carolina women’s basketball team found out its dancing partner on Sunday night and will face Texas in the 4 vs 13 match up in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
The Pirates had to wait a while until their name was finally called in the fourth regional announced.
ECU makes its first trip to the big dance since 2007.
Other regional schools in the dance:
NC State women will face Princeton in Utah on Friday. Duke women will host the first two rounds and will face Iona on Saturday. UNC women are in Columbus, Ohio, for their opening rounds. They meet an opponent to be determined and will play Saturday.
On the men’s side preseason number one UNC left out of the big dance. They announced they won’t play in the National Invitational Tournament either.
NC State men are in the dance. They meet Creighton and play Friday in Denver, Colorado.
Duke gets a 5-seed. They face a 30-win Oral Roberts team on Saturday in Orlando, Florida.
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