KENT, OH (WOIO) - The Kent State Men's Basketball team is expected to depart Wednesday morning en route to California for their appearance in the NCAA Tournament.
The Golden Flashes are the #14 seed in the tournament's South bracket. They will play the #3 ranked UCLA Bruins. This will be the Mid-American Conference Champion's fifth appearance in the tourney compared to UCLA's 47th appearance.
The game is scheduled for Friday, March 17 at 9:57 P.M. They play at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento.
See the moment they were selected to play in the NCAA Tournament:
After their selection to the tournament, several notable Kent State alumni took to social media to congratulate the team.