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Join Aztec Women's Basketball For Sweet Sixteen Pep Rally Thursday At Viejas Arena

SDSU athletics will be holding a pep rally for the women's basketball team.
SDSU athletics will be holding a pep rally for the women's basketball team.

March 24, 2010

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego State Department of Athletics invites all fans to help send off the Aztec women's basketball team to the NCAA Memphis regional. A pep rally is scheduled for Thursday, March 25, beginning at 11 a.m. PT in front of Viejas Arena, just across the street from the Aztecs Athletics Center.

The SDSU pep band and cheerleaders will be in attendance to fire up the crowd. Each player and coach will be introduced with a few words from head coach Beth Burns and university president Dr. Stephen Weber.

The team will travel to Memphis, Tenn., early Thursday afternoon for its third round game against No. 2 seed Duke. Tip time is set for approximately 11:30 a.m. PDT Saturday and the contest will be televised live on ESPN HD and can be heard in San Diego on XTRA Sports 1360 AM.

SDSU is making its first trip to the Sweet Sixteen since the field was expanded to 64 teams. Top-seeded Tennessee will take on No. 4 seed Baylor in the earlier game on Saturday, beginning at 9 a.m. PT. at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tenn. The winner of each game advances to the Elite Eight and will play on Monday, March 29, starting at 4:04 p.m. PT.

Fans interested in joining the team in Memphis can purchase tickets by calling the Aztec Ticket Office at 619-283-SDSU.