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The University of Montana men's basketball team left Tuesday morning for the NCAA tournament. It's the 11th time in school history that the Griz are in the tournament, so it's a big deal for the team and fans.

The team started loading the buses around 8:30 AM and were surrounded by students, faculty and fans. The bus left the Adams Center around 8:45 AM and headed down Broadway to the airport.

Montana will play third seed Michigan in the first round of the tournament. The tip-off is scheduled for 7:50 PM Mountain Standard Time on Thursday. Catch it on TBS. Our own Shaun Rainey is traveling with the team and covering the action:

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