MSU basketball team headed to Orlando as a 2 seed

STARKVILLE, Miss. -­ Mississippi State, champions of the Southeastern Conference and a national No. 2 seed, will open NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship play against 15th-seeded Monmouth in first-round action at the TD Waterhouse Centre in Orlando, Fla., Friday, March 19.

The MSU-Monmouth winner will play the winner of the Xavier-Louisville contest on Sunday, March 21, for the right to advance to the Atlanta regional, March 26-28.

Tickets for the first-round games can be ordered by downloading an order form at the tournament's website, and faxing it to 407-648-5697, or call 407-849-2020 after 10 a.m. ET, Monday.

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