ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER
Men’s Basketball Going to the Big Dance
March 11, 2018
The men's basketball team is heading to the coveted NCAA Tournament by virtue of its victory in the Big West tournament finals on Saturday night. This will be the Titans third trip to the NCAA Tournament in program history and the first since 2008.
The Titans (20-11) were assigned to the East Region as the No. 15 seed and will face No. 2 seed Purdue (28-6) in a first-round game Friday at 9:40 a.m. PT at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit.
“This will be another chance to show people who we are,” Coach Dedrique Taylor said. “We scheduled USC and St. Mary’s this year to play against the kind of team we would face in the tournament. I thought it would give them an idea of the atmosphere.” Continue reading in the Orange County Register.