Lady Mocs Top Seed In SoCon Basketball Tournament

Sunday, March 02, 2014

The Southern Conference has announced the pairings for the 2014 Women’s Basketball Tournament, slated to begin Friday (March 7) in Asheville, N.C., at Kimmell Arena on the campus of UNC-Asheville. 

The tournament will begin when eighth-seeded Georgia Southern faces No. 9 Wofford at 11:00 a.m. as part of the league’s annual Education Day program.  That game will be followed by the seventh-seeded Western Carolina Catamounts taking on No. 10 UNCG. 

Chattanooga captured the No. 1 overall seed and earned a bye to Saturday’s quarterfinals.  The Mocs will face the Georgia Southern-Wofford winner at noon.  The second quarterfinal is between the No. 4 seeded Appalachian State Mountaineers and No. 5 Elon. 

Furman (2) earned the final bye into the quarterfinals.  The Paladins will play Saturday at 4:30 p.m. against either Western Carolina or UNCG.  Third-seeded Davidson will face No. 6 Samford in the last quarterfinal matchup at 8:30 p.m.

Sunday’s first semifinal is set for noon at the U.S. Cellular Center, with the second matchup scheduled to tip at approximately 2:30 p.m.

Sunday’s semifinals will be shown on CSS and made available through ESPN3.  Monday’s championship game will tip off at 5:00 p.m. and can be seen on ESPN3 and CSS.

2014 Southern Conference Tournament Schedule
Friday, March 7

Game 1 - (8) Georgia Southern vs. (9) Wofford, 11:00 a.m.

Game 2 - (7) Western Carolina vs. (10) UNCG, 1:30 p.m.

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

(4) Appalachian State vs. (5) Elon, 2:30 p.m.

(2) Furman vs. Game 2 winner, 4:30 p.m.

(3) Davidson vs. Samford winner, 6:45 p.m.

Sunday, March 9

Semifinal 1 – 12:00 p.m.

Semifinal 2 – 2:30 p.m.

Monday, March 10
Championship Game – 5:00 p.m.

 


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