March 16, 2004

Saluki fans can watch Dawgs at Student Center

by Tom Woolf

CARBONDALE, Ill. - Saluki fans can get together on Thursday, March 18, at the Southern Illinois University Carbondale Student Center to cheer on their favorite team in the first round of the NCAA men's basketball tournament.

Doors to Ballroom D open at 1 p.m., with the tip-off between the ninth-seeded Salukis and eighth-seeded Alabama Crimson Tide set for 1:40 p.m. Fans can watch the game on a 20-foot by 20-foot screen and enjoy free popcorn and soda.