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Auburn to host 2011 Women's NCAA tournament rounds

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Auburn University has been chosen to host the first and second rounds of the 2011 NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Championship. The National Collegiate Atletic Association announced the selection Thursday.

The games will be played in the Auburn Arena, which will be in its first year of operation. Auburn will host games either Saturday, March 19, and Monday, March 21 or Sunday, March 20 and Tuesday, March 22, 2011. The dates will be determined in June 2010. Athletic director Jay Jacobs said the school is excited about hosting the games and said the arena will be an ideal venue.

The 2011 event will mark the first time for Auburn to host the first and second rounds of the NCAA Tournament under its current bid format.

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