March 20, 2013
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Please join the John Purdue Club, Purdue Alumni Association and BOILERmaker NETwork for a rousing sendoff for the 21st-ranked Purdue women's basketball team as they head out for the NCAA Tournament.
On Friday at 2:30 p.m. ET, fans are encouraged to meet at the Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex lower parking lot (next to the 18th green off Cherry Lane) to send the team off in style. The bus departs for Louisville, Ky., at 3 p.m.
Purdue (24-8, 10-6 B1G) is coming off a second-straight Big Ten Tournament championship, the fourth under head coach Sharon Versyp.
The Boilermakers are the No. 4 seed in the Oklahoma City Regional and will face No. 13 seed Liberty (27-6, 16-2 Big South) on Sunday, March 24, at noon ET in first-round action at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville. No. 5 seed Louisville will take on No. 12 seed Middle Tennessee at approximately 2:30 p.m. Both games will be carried live on ESPN2 and Tim Newton and Jane Schott will bring you the Boilermaker action on the radio on WBPE 95.2 BOB-FM. The NCAA Tournament second-round game is slated for 7 p.m. ET on Tuesday, March 26.
Fans can purchase tickets through the Yum! Center ticket office by calling 502-690-9000 or purchase tickets online at ncaa.com/tickets.