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UPDATED: No. 9 BSC to face No. 17 Wittenberg in Division III National Tournament

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The No. 9 Birmingham-Southern men's basketball team will face No. 17 Wittenberg University in the first round of the NCAA Division III National Tournament this week at Transylvania University in Lexington, Ky.

The Panthers will face the Tigers this Friday, March 2, at 5:30 p.m. Eastern. With a win, they will advance to take on the winner between No. 16 Transylvania and Carroll University.

Wittenberg was ranked 17th in last week's D3hoops.com Top 25 and has a 21-6 record after losing to Denison in the semifinals of the North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) tournament on Friday. The Tigers were the national runner-up in 2006 and won the 1977 national title.

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