March 14, 2010 in Sports

Spokane will be Aggieville

The Spokesman-Review
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New Mexico State’s Tyrone Waston, right, and Troy Gillenwater enjoy their turn to celebrate an NCAA berth.
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Texas A&M, Utah State and New Mexico State — Aggies all — will be coming to the Spokane Arena for the first and second round of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament.

The NCAA announced the selections on Sunday. Spokane is a pod for the Midwest Region and the South Region.

In the Midwest Region, No. 5-seed Michigan State will play No. 12-seed New Mexico State. No. 4 Maryland plays No. 13 Houston on the other side of the bracket.

In the South Region, No. 5 Texas A&M plays No. 12 Utah State and No. 4 Purdue plays No. 13 Sienna.

The first round will be Friday, the second round Sunday.

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