Fans Invited to Mason Nation Selection Rally

Posted: March 14, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Let the madness begin! To celebrate the Mason men’s basketball team’s automatic bid into the NCAA championship tournament, a pep rally will be held in the Johnson Center Atrium on the Fairfax Campus on Sunday, March 16, beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Along with President Alan Merten, head coach Jim Larranaga and Patriots team players, the Pep Band, Masonettes, Mason cheerleaders and mascot Gunston will be on hand to lead the celebration. Two large viewing screens will be set up to view the NCAA Selection Show broadcast on CBS at 6 p.m.

The event will conclude after details of the team’s first-round game – date, time, location and opponent – are announced.

Some food court options will be open during the rally, and the Mason Bookstore will be open from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Selected items, including some hats and T-shirts, will be on sale at 25 percent off.

All are invited.

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