LOGAN, Utah – Utah State men’s basketball team (30-3) is the No. 12 seed in the Southeast Region and will take on fifth-seeded Kansas State (22-10) on Thursday, March 17 at approximately 6:57 p.m. (PT) in Tucson, Ariz. at the McKale Center.The battle between the Aggies and the Wildcats will air on truTV, which can be seen on Comcast Ch. 44 / Ch. 736HD in Cache Valley; DirectTV Ch. 246 or Dish Network Ch. 204. All NCAA Tournament games will also be streamed online at MMOD.NCAA.com.Utah State men’s basketball NCAA Tournament tickets will go on sale Monday, March 14 at 9 a.m., starting with Big Blue Scholarship Fund Touchdown and Platinum members from 9-11 a.m. Diamond and Gold members will be able to purchase tickets from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., while Silver and Blue members can purchase tickets from 1-3 p.m., and then 2010-11 USU basketball season ticket holders from 3-5 p.m. There are a limited amount of tickets available.If any tickets remain after the exclusive ordering periods, they will be available to purchase by the general public Monday evening from 5-7 p.m.Utah State men’s basketball will be making its eighth NCAA Tournament appearance in the last 12 years when the 12th-seeded Aggies will face fifth-seeded Kansas State in the second round of the NCAA Southeast Regional on Thursday, March 17 at approximately 8 p.m. (MT) at the McKale Center in Tucson, Ariz.Fans can only purchase tickets in their exclusive ordering period and all tickets are subject to availability. Touchdown and Platinum members can purchase up to four tickets, while Diamond, Gold, Silver, Blue, season ticket holders and general public can purchase up to two tickets.Tickets will only be available in person at the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum or by calling 1-888-USTATE-1 or (435) 797-0305. Tickets will not be available through the web site during selling hours on Monday. If any tickets remain after the ordering periods fans can purchase them online at www.UtahStateAggies.com beginning at 8 p.m. on Monday evening.Tickets are good for two games, which is one session, and are $81 each. There is a onetime $5 order charge applied to each order as well. The tickets include the USU-Kansas State game and the No. 4 seed Wisconsin vs. No. 13 seed Belmont game.If the Aggies win on Thursday and advance to the next round, fans’ credit/debit card will automatically be charged for the session on Saturday, March 19.The Utah State Ticket Office does not have any all-session tickets for sale. Fans are encouraged to contact the McKale Ticket Office at (520) 621-2287 for more information regarding all-session ticket availability and pricing.Current Utah State students with a valid USU ID card and A# may purchase tickets beginning Monday, March 14, 2011 at Noon in person at the Spectrum Ticket Office or by calling (435) 797-0305. Please note there is a limited number of student tickets as well and they are $81 each + a onetime $5 order charge. There are 75 student tickets available and students must purchase their tickets during the allotted time, Noon-7 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m.-Noon Tuesday.The winner of the Utah State-Kansas State game will play the winner of fourth-seeded Wisconsin and 13th-seeded Belmont on Saturday, March 19.Fans should stay tuned to www.UtahStateAggies.com for complete NCAA Tournament information.NCAA Second Round ScheduleTucson, Ariz. – McKale Center(All Times PT)Thursday, March 1711:10 a.m. – No. 7 Temple (25-7) vs. No. 10 Penn State (19-14) [TNT]1:40 p.m. (approximate) – No. 2 San Diego State (32-2) vs. No. 15 Northern Colorado (21-10) [TNT]4:27 p.m. – No. 4 Wisconsin (23-8) vs. No. 13 Belmont (30-4) [truTV]6:57 p.m. (approximate) – No. 5 Kansas State (22-10) vs. No. 12 Utah State (30-3) [truTV]Fans should stay tuned to www.UtahStateAggies.com for complete NCAA Tournament information.-USU-
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