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Rochester Buzz :: Special Edition :: Dec. 2, 2009
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Yellowjackets Selected for NCAA Basketball Tournament

Men's and women's teams host first-round games at the Palestra
Friday, March 1, and Saturday, March 2

Yellowjacket leading scorers John DiBartolomeo ’12 (left) and Ally Zywicki ’15

Women Face Emmanuel College as Host of Four Teams in the First Round
The Yellowjackets will play Emmanuel College of the Great Northeast Athletic Conference at 7 p.m. Friday, March 1, at the Palestra in the second game of a first-round group that also pits Scranton against Williams College. First-round winners will meet at 5 p.m. Saturday. The game is Rochester’s 12th NCAA playoff appearance, its seventh in the last eight years, and the ninth in the last 11 years. Rochester finished the regular season at 19-6 overall, and second in the UAA with an 11-3 record.

Men Host Fitchburg in First Round
The Yellowjackets take on Fitchburg State University (Massachusetts) at the Palestra at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 2. The men (21-4 overall; 10-4 UAA) finished the regular season in a three-way tie atop the UAA. This is Rochester's second NCAA playoff appearance in the last three seasons.

TOURNAMENT INFO: Updates from | Printable Brackets: Women | Men

LIVE STREAMING: Can't be at the game? Listen live on WYSL | Follow live at the Athletics website

MEET THE TEAMS: Rosters, stories, and other team details: Women | Men

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