March 13, 2012
Photo Gallery of the Rams' send-off event
FORT COLLINS, Colo. - CSU fans unable to travel to Louisville, Ky., to catch the Rams' initial NCAA tournament contest are invited to several official watch parties - one in Fort Collins and others across the state and the nation - the university announced Tuesday. Admission to the parties is free.
The Rams tip off the first full day of tournament action, a 16-game slate, with a 10:15 a.m. MDT clash with Murray State (30-1) Thursday.
First, fans in Fort Collins can come to Moby Arena to watch the contest from the Rams' home venue, on the $1 million video board. CSU will lower the board so fans are able to see the game more comfortably.
This free event is open to all fans and friends who want to watch the game on the big screen. Fans may park free in the Moby Arena parking lot beginning at 9:30 a.m. and can enter the arena from the north concourse beginning at 9:45 a.m. The game tips off at 10:15 a.m. Fans also will be able to place a deposit on seats for the 2012-13 men's basketball season to guarantee tickets for next season.
The First 100 people to come to the Moby watchup will received free taco coupons from Fuzzy’s Taco Shop.
For fans in Louisville, a Ram Rally will take place on Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. EDT and Thursday morning at 10 a.m. EDT at the Bluegrass Brewing Co. The restaurant is located directly across the street from the KFC YUM! Center. Players and coaches will be in attendance Wednesday night.
Bluegrass Brewing Co. - 3rd & Main St.
300 W. Main St.
Louisville, KY 40202
Other fans across the country can take the morning off and watch the Rams at one of several official Hometown Huddle events:
Colorado - Denver
C.B. & Potts
6575 S. Greenwood Plaza Blvd., Englewood
10:15 a.m. (MT)
Colorado - Longmont
The Red Zone
540 Main Street, Longmont
10 a.m. (MT)
Contact: Ryan Gilbert, (303) 345-3658
California - San Diego
4465 Mission Blvd., San Diego
9:15 a.m. (PT)
Kentucky - Lexington
O'Neill's Irish Pub
2051 Richmond Road, Lexington
Contact: Bryan Hains, email@example.com
Ohio - Toledo
19 N. St. Clair St., Toledo
12 p.m. (ET)
Contact: Eric Grindstaff, (614) 270-6678
The Watering Hole
106 E. 19th St. (between Park Ave. South and Irving), New York
12:15 p.m. (ET)
4000 Fairfax Drive, Arlington
12:15 p.m. (ET)
Contact: Carolyn Anders, (303) 875-7012