Daytona Beach Ocean Center to host NCAA men's regular season basketball tournament

DAYTONA BEACH -- The Ocean Center willone again play host for an NCAA men's opening season basketball tournament Nov. 21-23.

Teams from Marshall University, Morgan State University, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, University of Utah, University of Mississippi and Rollins College will compete in the second annual three-day Glenn Wilkes Classic for the 2008-'09 season. The schedule is as follows:

Friday, Nov. 21
2 p.m. Marshall University vs. Morgan State University
4:15 p.m. Rollins College vs. University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
6:30 p.m. University of Utah vs. University of Mississippi

Saturday, Nov. 22
2 p.m. University of Wisconsin-Green Bay vs. Marshall University
4:15 p.m. Morgan State University vs. University of Utah

Sunday, Nov. 23
11 a.m. University of Wisconsin-Green Bay vs. Morgan State University
4 p.m. Marshall University vs. University of Mississippi

Tickets are on sale at the Ocean Center Box Office from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, all Ticketmaster outlets, online at, or by phone at (407) 839-3900.

One-day tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under accompanied by an adult. Three-day tickets are $25 for adults, and $10 for children 12 and under accompanied by an adult. Applicable service charges will be applied to all tickets.

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