Mar 10, 2012; Memphis, TN, USA; UTEP Miners guard Kelli Willingham (3) dribbles the ball up the court in the game against the Tulane Green Wave during the second half of the finals of the Conference USA Tournament at the FedEx Forum. UTEP Miners defeated the Tulane Green Wave 69-65. Mandatory Credit: Spruce Derden-US PRESSWIRE
THE KINGSTON REGIONAL (BATON ROUGE, LA)
The UTEP Miners vs. The Penn State Nittany Lions
Sunday, March 18, 2012
TV: ESPN 2 (and online at ESPN3.com- so it's on your Xbox)
Nice little Sunday with the NCAA Tournament in full swing on both the men's and women's side. The Lady Miners of course battle the Penn State Nittany Lions in Baton Rouge, LA, at 3:15 pm MST. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN2 and will also be available on ESPN3.com.
The Lions went 13-3 in Big 10 play and won the regular season title. However, they fell in the semi-final round of the Big 10 tourament to Purdue. But hell, UTEP's lost three games by a total of 7 points this year. This is the tournament and anything can happen.
ESPN previews the entireKingston Regional.
ESPN Previews the game here (More links after the jump)
UTEP Athletics has preview here.
Here is a link to full game preview from the PSU Athletic Site
President Obama picked the Nittany Lions (EP Times video).
The PSU Student paper has a list of "everything you need to know" about the Miners.