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      Final day of elite eight round to help UTPA win $100,000

      Sunday, March 2, 2014 is the last day you can vote for the University of Texas- Pan American (UTPA) in the "elite eight" round to help them win $100,000 in scholarships.

      UTPA wants you to vote for the Broncs in the NCAA 6th Fan National competition as the only Texas school in the running for $100,000.

      The online competition provides an opportunity for fans to show their Bronc pride and spirit with the chance to gain much needed financial support for students wanting to pursue a college degree, the university said in a press release.

      UTPA is competing against the University of Central Florida in the Elite Eight round.

      We TMre the only Texas school in the NCAA 6th Fan. We want the state of Texas to rally up behind UTPA, Kimberly Selber, Associate Vice President, University Marketing & Communications said.

      The competition began with 300 universities across the nation in January 2014.

      Since then, Broncs have voted their way into the Elite Eight with determination to beat UCF, and make it into the Final Four.

      To vote for UTPA visit: http://6thfan.ncaa.com/

      You can vote multiple times online or on Twitter by using both #UTPA and #6thFan in your tweet.

      According to utpa.edu, votes submitted through the NCAA.com website are also eligible for individual prizes.

      According to the university's Facebook page, voting in the contest ends at 11 tonight.