UPDATED: NDSU holds NCAA selection party open to public, WDAY-AM 970 plans extensive radio coverage then and all weeklong

UPDATED 11:25 a.m.

UPDATED 11:25 a.m.

The public is invited to watch the NCAA men's basketball selection announcement live on Sunday at the Bison Sports Arena.

The North Dakota State University Bison will learn when, where and who they will play during selection show.

WDAY AM 970 and radio announcer Scott Miller also will carry the selection live from the arena. He serves as the game announcer for Bison basketball games, which are carried live on WDAY radio.

Here are the details:


What: Watch party

When: Sunday. Doors open at 4 p.m.; CBS will announce the 65-team field beginning at 5.

Where: Bison Sports Arena at NDSU

Admission: Free

Player autographs: Signed before 5 p.m. show.

The New York Times plans to send a reporter to the event to cover the Bison's road to the NCAA tournament.

The Bison are the first team in nearly four decades to qualify for the tournament in their first year of eligibility.

WDAY radio also is planning a full week of Bison basketball coverage. Here is a schedule of programs:


- Sunday, 5-6 p.m., NCAA selection party from the Bison Sports Arena

- Monday, 6:30-8 p.m., Prime Time Sports

- Tuesday, 6:30-7:30 p.m. with the Bison basketball coaches, and 7:30-9 p.m., Prime Time Sports

- Wednesday, 6:30-8 p.m., Prime Time Sports

- Thursday or Friday, two-hour post game show following the Bison game.

The Bison will learn Sunday whether their first game will be Thursday or Friday. WDAY plans a two-hour post-game show following live coverage of the game.

Live Web Stream

NCAA® March Madness® on Demand will stream live video of every game from the first round to the NCAA® Championship online for free!


Action starts this Sunday with the NCAA® Basketball Championship Selection Show™ at 6:00 PM ET. Don't forget to tune in live online for free! The player can be found HERE

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