JMU women’s basketball send off, watch party details

jmu logoJoin James Madison Athletics on Friday, March 21 as the school sends off JMU women’s basketball to the NCAA tournament!  Fans are encouraged to arrive at 11 a.m. outside A door of the JMU Convocation Center.

Fans are also encouraged to send good-luck messages to the team by emailing

The Dukes are the 11 seed in the Lincoln Regional and take on sixth-seeded Gonzaga on Sunday, March 23 at 5:30 p.m.eastern time in College Station, Texas.  This is the Dukes’ 10th trip to the NCAA tournament in program history and fourth trip under head coach Kenny Brooks.

Tickets for the first round of the NCAA tournament are available through the JMU Athletics Ticket Office.  Purchases may be made at the box office, by calling 540-568-3853 or visiting

Watch Parties
O’Neill’s Grill is the official watch party destination for JMU women’s basketball fans in Harrisonburg!  Beginning with the Dukes’ first-round game against Gonzaga, O’Neill’s will air the JMU games on ESPN and WatchESPN on Sunday, March 23 at 5:30 p.m. eastern time.

O’Neill’s Grill
221 University Blvd.
Harrisonburg, Va 22801


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