NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The NCAA College Basketball Tournament begins today and one of four local teams takes the court.

Fairleigh Dickinson will play fellow 16-seed Prairie View A&M Tuesday at the University of Dayton Arena. Tip off is scheduled for 6:40 pm.

Fairleigh Dickinson en route to play for a slot in the 2019 NCAA Tournament. (credit: @FDUWHATSNEW via Twitter)

 

The team tweeted this picture sharing their excitement.

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The winner of the game heads to Salt Lake City to take on top seed in the west region, Gonzaga, on Thursday.