|ASU Set To Face Bentley In Elite Eight|
|No. 4 Jags in National Quarterfinal matchup Wednesday at 8:30 p.m.|
|Web Posted 3/23/10|
Mass. - For the third consecutive season, the Augusta State men’s basketball squad will be
featured on college basketball’s national stage when the Jaguars take the floor Wednesday night in the
The No. 4 Jags will face off against the Bentley Falcons at 8:30 p.m., in the fourth and final National Quarterfinal game of the day.
The contest will feature a live webcast and live stats at both www.aug.edu/athletics and www.ncaa.com.
The Falcons, the East Region champions, enter the Elite Eight with a 25-6 record. Bentley is making its third Elite Eight appearance in the last four years -- 2007, 2008 and 2010.
Bentley is led by NABC National Player Of The Year Jason Westrol. A 6-3, 195-pound senior guard, Westrol averaged 21.2 ppg., 5.3 rpg., 3.2 apg., and 2.3 spg., and was also named a Daktronics First-Team All-American.
The Jags-Falcons’ winner will advance to face the winner of St. Joseph’s (Ind.) (20-11) and Cal Poly Pomona (25-6) in the National Semifinals on Thursday, March 23 at 8:30 p.m.
ASU has advanced for the third straight season to the Elite Eight. With a victory over Bentley, the Jags will match the school record for wins in a season and advance to the Final Four for the third consecutive year.