March 16, 2006
BERKELEY, Calif. - Fans are invited to send the California women's basketball team off in style on its first trip to the NCAA Tournament in 13 years. The Golden Bears' bus will leave promptly for the airport Friday, March 17 at 8:30 a.m. from the back of Haas Pavilion. The Cal band and spirit group will begin performing at 8 a.m.
No. 10-seeded Cal (18-11) will face No. 7-seeded St. John's (21-7) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament Sunday, March 19 at 9 a.m. PT at the Bryce Jordan Center in University Park, Pa. The game can be seen live on ESPN2 and listened to on KALX Radio (90.7 FM).
The winner of that game will face the winner of the No. 2-seeded Maryland vs. No. 15-seeded Sacred Heart game March 21 at 4 or 6:30 p.m. PT. The exact time will be determined after Sunday's games are completed.