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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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news outlet covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area via since 2008. A longtime cops & courts reporter focused on breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most prolific daily news reporters, having amassed close to a hundred award-winning byline stories nearly evenly split in print and digital platforms. Frederick earned his Master of Arts in New Media Journalism with academic honors from Full Sail University in Winter Park in February 2019. He was a metro reporter with the Daytona Beach News-Journal for nearly a decade and then served as a city editor for the Taunton Daily Gazette in Taunton, Mass, while maintaining a residence in Central Florida. Prior to moving to Florida, Frederick was a metro reporter for the Rockland Journal-News in West Nyack, NY, for seven years. Headline Surfer was named the Sunshine State's top internet news site by the Florida Press Club in 2018.