Events Scheduled for NCAA First/Second Round in New Orleans
Various watch parties also scheduled for around Memphis and out of town through the Alumni Association.
March 14, 2007
MEMPHIS, TENN. - There are several events surrounding Memphis' appearance in the NCAA Tournament that will be sponsored by the U of M Alumni Association in conjunction with the Tiger Athletics Department. The events include a pep rally at the team hotel and watch parties locally as well as in Atlanta, Chicago, Nashville and Houston.
All events in New Orleans will be held at the Wyndham New Orleans at Canal Place (100 Iberville Street).
Thursday, March 15, 2007
5:00 - 8:00 p.m. - Come by the Welcome Table in the Lobby located on the 12th floor. Be sure to pick up your pom-pons, mardi gras beads and Tiger temporary tattoos compliments of the Tiger Scholarship Fund and the University of Memphis Alumni Association.
Friday, March 16, 2007
9:30 - 11:00 a.m. - Pep Rally in the Ballroom (12th Floor). Complimentary pastries and coffee provided by the University of Memphis Alumni Association.
Friday, March 16, 2007
10:00 a.m. - Former Tiger football standout Mike McKenzie will host a March Madness "Big Blue" Fest at the Jazz Emporium at 424 Bourbon St. starting at 10 a.m. McKenzie, a cornerback for the New Orleans Saints, is sponsoring the event in conjunction with his 34 Ways Foundation. There will be big screen TVs to watch all the action and drink specials all day.
Sunday, March 18, 2007
Two hours before tip-off - Pep Rally in the Ballroom (12th Floor). Complimentary snacks and coffee provided.
Local Watch Parties
Below are the Memphis area watch party locations sponsored by the University of Memphis Alumni Association.
Bartlett - East End Grill, 7457 Highway 64. During game times enjoy food and drink specials.
Collierville - Johnny Brusco's, 225 New Byhalia Road. During game times enjoy $2.00 off large pizzas and $1.50 off medium pizzas.
Cordova - T.J. Mulligan's, 8071 Trinity Road. During game times enjoy discounted appetizers and buckets of beer for $10.
Germantown / East Memphis - The Cockeyed Camel, 6080 Primacy Parkway. During game times enjoy half price appetizers and $2.00 beer.
Olive Branch - Buffalo Wild Wings, 7995 Craft-Goodman Frontage Road. During game times enjoy various food discounts.
Midtown Memphis - Newby's Bar and Grill Watch Party site hosted by the Young Alumni Committee. During game times enjoy various food specials.
Millington - Chili's, 8526 Highway 51. Enjoy happy hour 2 for 1 drink specials during game times.
Out-of-Town Watch Parties
The following out-of-town watch party locations are sponsored by the University of Memphis Alumni Association.
Atlanta - Barnacles, 6365 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard Doraville, GA.
Chicago - Home of Memphis Alum, Michael La Haie, 175 N. Harbor Dr., Apt. 1815, Downtown Chicago, IL 60601 (Parking garage available in the building). Please RSVP to Jeniene Wiseman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Houston - SRO Sports Bar & Café at Northwest Mall, 444 Northwest Mall (West 18th Street at West Loop 610), Houston, TX http://www.srosportsbar.com.
Nashville - The Athletic Club, 820 Crescent Centre Drive, Franklin, TN.