Darius Rucker to perform anthem at NCAA title game

Darius Rucker to perform anthem at NCAA title game

DARIUS RUCKER: Rucker will perform as part of the hoops hoopla that is the NCAA men's basketball tournament. Photo: Associated Press

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Darius Rucker and Chris Daughtry will need to get their game voices on.

They both will be part of the hoops hoopla surrounding the NCAA Final Four.

Rucker will sing the national anthem before Monday night’s championship game.

And Daughtry will perform before the Saturday’s games that will determine who will compete for the national men’s college basketball title.

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