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Mountaineer fan event planned in Alabama for start of NCAA Tournament

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WVU fans following the men’s basketball team to Birmingham, Alabama, for the NCAA Tournament games are invited to come together for a meet-and-greet event hosted by the WVU Alumni Association and Mountaineer Athletic Club.

The Mountaineer Meet and Greet will take place beginning at 9 a.m. on Thursday (March 16) at Mugshots Grill and Bar, 2311 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. N. #100, Birmingham.

The social, which is free and open to the public, will feature complimentary appetizers while supplies last, food and beverages from the Mugshots menu and classic Mountaineer camaraderie. Mugshots is adjacent to the Legacy Arena.

Hundreds of WVU alumni, friends and fans are expected to attend the first-round game versus the University of Maryland. Game time is scheduled for 12:15 p.m. on Thursday (March 16).

The winning team will play the winner of the University of Alabama and Texas A&M Corpus Christi game on Saturday (March 18).

For those alumni and fans not traveling to Birmingham, several alumni chapters will be hosting game watches around the country. Contact the WVU Alumni Association or visit the website to find the nearest chapter location and join fellow fans to cheer on the Mountaineers.