Selection Sunday watch party set, Longwood will open up JPB

Published 12:15 pm Wednesday, March 13, 2024

The Longwood Lancers will find out when and where they are dancing in March Madness on Sunday, March 17. When they do, the team wants to celebrate Selection Sunday with Lancer Nation. 

Longwood will host a Selection Sunday watch party on March 17 in the Joan Perry Brock Center, where students will join community members in a raucous cheer when the Lancers are called. Doors will open at 5 p.m., and there is no entrance charge.

“We’re so excited to welcome fans back to the Joan Perry Brock Center once more time this season to celebrate not only this special team and their incredible run to close out the season, but also the best fans in the Big South who have cheered them to a second title in two years,” said Longwood Athletics Director Tim Hall. “I hope to see all of Lancer Nation rock JPB one more time this season when we find out where we are headed for March Madness!”

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The team store, with new March Madness apparel designed for this year, will open its doors at 4:30 and remain open until the Selection Sunday show begins. It will then re-open once Longwood’s name has been called.

More about Selection Sunday event

Before the Selection Sunday show begins at 6 p.m., fans will be able to grab free snacks and drinks (fans are welcome to bring in their own water bottles and thermoses), take a photo with the 2024 Big South Championship Trophy, and grab a seat behind the team for the camera shot.

When the show begins, all eyes in the building will be eagerly anticipating Longwood’s name being called.

After Longwood’s selection, the team store and trophy photo line will re-open, and players will be available to sign commemorative posters, t-shirts, and other items.