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SPOKANE, Wash. - First round NCAA game times for the Gonzaga Bulldogs and the Washington State Cougars have been announced.

First Round:

  • The 10th-seeded Bulldogs will face 7th-seeded Indiana on Thursday in Sacramento, CA, at 7 p.m. If the Zags they win, they'll face the winner of UCLA vs. Weber State on Saturday.
  • The 3rd-seeded Cougars will face 14th-seeded Oral Roberts on Thursday, also in Sacramento, CA, at 11:40 a.m.

The Zags are entering their 9th-straight NCAA tournament. They went 23-10 this year, earning an automatic bid to the tournament by winning the WCC conference last Monday in Portland. Last year they reached the "Sweet 16" before falling to UCLA in the regionals.

The Cougars are making their first appearance in the tournament since 1994. They enter the big dance 25-7 after advancing to the semifinals of the Pac-10 tournament in Los Angeles.

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