Obama to attend WKU game in Dayton; rules issued for spectators

kward1@herald-leader.comMarch 12, 2012 

Kentuckians headed to Ohio for the NCAA men's basketball tournament matchup between Western Kentucky University and Mississippi Valley State on Tuesday should look for a familiar face in the crowd.

President Barack Obama is expected to attend the 6:30 p.m. game in the University of Dayton Arena, with British Prime Minister David Cameron as his guest.

Obama and Cameron are scheduled to be interviewed together by CBS sportscaster Clark Kellogg during halftime.

The University of Dayton has advised ticketholders to arrive early and to leave all prohibited items at home rather than even bring them onto arena property. For a list of prohibited items — which includes sharp objects, umbrellas and firearms — and other tips for attendees — including rules for signs — go to Bit.ly/w7Y4y6.

The winner of Tuesday night's game will play the University of Kentucky on Thursday.

Karla Ward: (859) 231-3314. Twitter: @HLpublicsafety

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