Mocs Seeded Second In SoCon Basketball Tournament

Saturday, March 01, 2014

The Southern Conference has announced the pairings for the 2014 Men’s Basketball Tournament, slated to begin Friday (March 7) in Asheville, N.C., at the U.S. Cellular Center.

 

The tournament will begin when eighth-seeded Samford faces No. 9 Appalachian State at 11:00 a.m. as part of the league’s annual Education Day program.  That game will be followed by the seventh-seeded Georgia Southern Eagles taking on No. 10 seed Furman. 

Friday’s final game begins at 4:00 p.m. when No. 6 UNCG squares off against No. 11 The Citadel. 

Davidson captured the No. 1 overall seed and earned a bye to Saturday’s quarterfinals.  The Wildcats will face the Samford-Appalachian State winner at noon.  The second quarterfinal is between the No. 4 seeded Elon Phoenix and No. 5 Western Carolina. 

Chattanooga (2) and Wofford (3) earned the final two byes into the quarterfinals.  The Mocs will play Saturday at 6:30 p.m. against either Georgia Southern or Furman.  Wofford will face the UNCG-Citadel winner at 8:30 p.m.

Sunday’s first semifinal is set for 6:30 p.m. with the second matchup scheduled to tip at approximately 8:30 p.m.

Friday’s opening round and Saturday’s quarterfinals can all be seen on ESPN3.  Sunday’s semifinals will be shown on CSS and made available through ESPN3.  Monday’s championship game will tip off at 9:00 p.m. and can be seen on ESPN2.

2014 Southern Conference Tournament Schedule
Friday, March 7

Game 1 - (8) Samford vs. (9) Appalachian State, 11:00 a.m.

Game 2 - (7) Georgia Southern vs. (10) Furman, 1:30 p.m.

Game 3 - (6) UNCG vs. (11) The Citadel, 4:00 p.m.

 

Saturday, March 8
(1) Davidson vs. Game 1 winner, 12:00 p.m.

(4) Elon vs. (5) Western Carolina, 2:30 p.m.

(2) Chattanooga vs. Game 2 winner, 6:00 p.m.

(3) Wofford vs. Game 3 winner, 8:30 p.m.

 

Sunday, March 9

Semifinal 1 – 6:00 p.m.

Semifinal 2 – 8:30 p.m.

 

Monday, March 10
Championship Game – 9:00 p.m.

 


Signal Mountain DYB in State Finals

Winners of five straight games in the consolation bracket, the Signal Mountain American (10 year olds) is two wins from a trip to the Dixie Youth Baseball World Series. Today, Signal Mountain (5-1) has to defeat host Springfield (5-0) twice to win the state championship. Monday, SM defeated Lewis County, 6-5, as Braeden Wolfard's double drove in Cooper ... (click for more)

UTC Men's Track Team Posts Nations Top GPA, Women Ranked 10th

NEW ORLEANS, La. --- The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men’s track and field team posted the nation’s top GPA while the women ranked 10th overall according to the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). Sophomore Teghan Henderson (Pickering, Ontario) was named to the All-Academic Team.   The men, led by seniors Lucas Cotter ... (click for more)

DA Looking Into Issue Of County Commission Candidate's Campaign Sending Filled-Out Request For Absentee Ballot To Elderly Voters

The District Attorney's Office has been provided with documents that a County Commission candidate's campaign sent filled-out requests for absentee ballots to elderly voters. Kerry Steelman, election administrator, said there have been four instances in which such requests came from the Elect John Brooks campaign. He said state law says in Section 2-6-202:  (3) A person ... (click for more)

Graham Says County School-City Lawsuit Settlement "Stinks," But County Commission Approves It

The County Commission on Wednesday approved a settlement of a lawsuit brought by the Hamilton County Schools against the city of Chattanooga, though several commissioners said they were not happy with the deal and Commissioner Joe Graham said it "stinks." Commissioner Graham was the lone no vote. He was joined by Commissioner Tim Boyd in a failed effort to defer it a week. ... (click for more)

The Truth- From Weston’s Sister

I try not to read the negative articles and opinions about my older brother. Growing up around politics, I learned a long time ago that thick skin is not only necessary, it’s paramount. But this time, the lies and the rumors and the inaccurate information has gone too far. It’s too ridiculous for me to ignore. So let’s clear a few things up: Weston and I do not “come ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Oscar Brock’s True Passion

I don’t pay much attention to the Hamilton County School Board. Once the moon and the stars aligned behind Superintendent Rick Smith, you hear very little, if anything, from the nine-member council that oversees an annual budget of almost $400 million and employs 4,480 people. So chew this for a minute: approximately 2,000 of those people are not teachers. Yes, there are 78 principals ... (click for more)