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in the first round of the 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at PNC Arena on March 17, 2016 in Raleigh, North Carolina.

RALEIGH, Va. – University of Virginia men’s basketball head coach Tony Bennett collapsed on the court near the end of the first half, in his team’s opening NCAA tournament game against No. 16 seed Hampton Pirates, in Raleigh, N.C.

Bennett collapsed and was quickly escorted to the bench, sitting out the last minute of the game as his top-seeded team battled the Pirates.

RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA - MARCH 17:  Head coach Tony Bennett of the Virginia Cavaliers falls to the court in the first half while taking on the Hampton Pirates in the first round of the 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at PNC Arena on March 17, 2016 in Raleigh, North Carolina.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA – MARCH 17: Head coach Tony Bennett of the Virginia Cavaliers falls to the court in the first half while taking on the Hampton Pirates in the first round of the 2016 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at PNC Arena on March 17, 2016 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

“I feel fine. I think I was just crouched down and was a little dehydrated and I blacked out a little bit … but I’m okay,” Bennett told a truTV commentator going back into the second half.  “I was crouched down and I think the blood went to my head too fast.”

At the half, he was taken to the locker room for treatment.

Tony Bennett heading back

Going into the half, the Cavaliers led the Pirates 40 -21.

Anthony Gill, UVa forward, had 11 points and guard London Perrante had 10.

The game is on truTV.