March madness, WUSTL-style

WUSTL will host the 2009 NCAA Division III women’s basketball tournament first and second rounds on Friday and Saturday, March 6 and 7, at the WU Field House. Transylvania and Howard Payne will square off in game one at 5 p.m., March 6 while No. 5 Washington University will take on Capital in the second game at 7 p.m. The winners of the two first round games will meet at 7 p.m. March 7 to play for a berth into the sectionals.

The box office will open on Friday at 3:45 p.m. Ticket prices are $3 for students and children and $6 for adults. Washington University undergraduate students with an ID will be admitted free, courtesy of Student Union.