Omaha Public Radio News
Fri March 21, 2008
March Madness continues in Omaha
By Katie Knapp and sports correspondent Greg Echlin
Omaha, NE – Second round action of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament continues Saturday in Omaha. Kansas State plays Wisconsin in the afternoon game. Kansas takes on UNLV following the first game.
The Omaha Convention and Visitors Bureau says hosting the first and second rounds of the NCAA tournament has several benefits. Executive Director Dana Markel says the tournament brings national publicity and exposure that the Convention and Visitors Bureau might otherwise not get.
The CVB welcomed the teams to Omaha with signs at the airport, visitor guides t the hotels, and a cheering squad at each team hotel.