The Sunshine State is moving to the capital of Texas for a week.
Florida’s two college basketball powers — the Miami Hurricanes and the Gators — were assigned early-round NCAA men’s basketball tournament games at the Erwin Center.
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AUSTIN’S PIECE OF MADNESS
Eight teams — four from the East Region, four from the South — will play second- and third-round games at the Erwin Center this weekend. Tipoff times will be in Tuesday’s paper:
Friday: 2-Miami (27-6) vs. 15-Pacific (22-12), 1:10 p.m.; 7-Illinois (22-12) vs. 10-Colorado (21-11), 3:40 p.m.
Friday: 3-Florida (26-7) vs. 14-Northwestern State (23-8), 6:30 p.m.; 6-UCLA (25-9) vs. 11-Minnesota (20-12), 9 p.m.
Note: About 1,500 all-sessions passes ($185 and $225 for six games) are available at TexasSports.com or by calling (512) 471-3333.