Brown and Holy Cross Launch March Madness In College Postseason Tournament On Monday


Providence, R.I. – March Madness begins in Providence with Brown hosting Holy Cross in the opening round of the Postseason Tournament on Monday, March 17 at the Pizzitola Sports Center, starting at 7:00 pm. Tickets for Monday evening's match-up against the Crusaders can be purchased online, on the phone or in person at the Pizzitola Ticket Office.


Brown (15-13) is making its fifth postseason appearance and will host a postseason game for the first time ever. The Bears previously played in the 1939 NCAA Tournament, the 1986 NCAA Tournament, the 2003 National Invitation Tournament (NIT) and the 2009 College Basketball Invitational (CBI).


Holy Cross posted a 19-13 record and will be making its 25th postseason tournament appearance.


All tickets are priced at $10, and can easily be purchased online with the ability to print at home by going to  Fans can also call the Brown ticket office at 401-863-2773, or stop by the Pizzitola Sports Center Ticket Office between 9am and 4pm.


All Brown students are admitted free with ID.