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Local basketball fans get pumped for the NCAA tournament

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

University of Cincinnati fans took on Ohio State University fans head on at watch parties across the state and the Queen City.

The Oak Tavern in Oakley sponsored the official local OSU watch party, but there was an even mix of UC and OSU fans.

It's been 50 years since the two teams met in the tournament when UC beat the OSU for the 1962 National Championship Title.

The Oak Tavern is also hosting Ohio Bobcats fans Friday as they take on UNC in St. Louis.

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