March 11, 2002

Norman, Okla. - The NCAA has announced the start times for first and second round matchups in the West sub-Regional in Norman, Oklahoma, on March 16 & 18.

Villanova, a No. 9 seed, will face No. 8 seed Pepperdine at 6 p.m., followed by No. 1 seed Oklahoma taking on No. 16 seed Hartford at 8:30 p.m. at the Lloyd Noble Center. All times are central standard.

The two first-round winners advance to Monday's second-round game that will be televised by ESPN Fullcourt and NCAA Productions with an 8:36 p.m. tip time. The winner of that game advances to the West Regionals semifinals in Boise, Idaho.

All games involving Oklahoma can be heard live on the Internet at http://www.soonersports.com with Brian Brinkley calling play-by-play and Tara DeGiusti serving as the color analyst.