Griz send-off planned Tuesday

2013-03-18T15:16:00Z 2013-03-18T16:39:36Z Griz send-off planned Tuesday

The Montana athletic department is inviting fans to cheer on the Griz men's basketball team as it departs for San Jose, Calif., on Tuesday to play in the NCAA tournament.

The team bus is scheduled to depart from the south end of Washington-Grizzly Stadium at 10:30 a.m. It will travel over the Madison Street bridge, turn left on Broadway and continue on Broadway to the airport. Fans are invited to line the route and give the Grizzlies a sendoff.

Montana will face Syracuse on Thursday in a second-round game. Tipoff is scheduled for 7:57 p.m. MDT.

The game will be televised on truTV, which is on channels 29 (standard definition) and 529 (HD) on Optimum Cable in Missoula and Florence and channels 46 and 546 on Optimum in Hamilton.

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