SSAC Hoops Tournament Pairings Announced

Sun, 02/27/2011

Atlanta, Ga.- The Southern States Athletic Conference men’s and women’s basketball tournament pairings were announced late Saturday night. The Wolfpack men (14-13) will open the post season as the fourth seed coming out of the West Division and will face the fifth seed from the East Division Brewton Parker College (10-14) on Wednesday, March 2 at the Forum in Rome, Georgia. 

On the women’s side, Loyola (18-11) earned the second seed out of the West and will play Shorter College (24-6), the third seed in the East. Shorter is currently ranked 25th in the latest NAIA poll. That tilt is slated for Thursday at 3 p.m. Action on Wednesday and Thursday of the women’s tournament will be played at the Darlington School, also in Rome, Georgia, All times are Eastern Standard.

Full schedule is as follows:

 
Men’s Tournament Dates and Format
The schedule for this year’s men’s conference tournament is as follows:
Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at the Forum
Game 1:                                    #4W Loyola vs. #5 BPC                                                12:00 noon
Game 2:                                    #4E Shorter vs. #5 Faulkner                               2:00 pm
Thursday, March 3, 2011 at the Forum
Game 3:                                    #2W Mobile vs. #3E Southern Poly                    2:00 pm
Game 4:                                    #1E Lee vs. Winner Game 1                              4:00 pm
Game 5:                                    #2E Emmanuel vs. #3W Belhaven                     6:00 pm
Game 6:                                    #1W William Carey vs. Winner Game 2             8:00 pm
Friday, March 4, 2011 at the Forum with the Women
Game 7:                                    Winner of Game 3 vs. Winner of Game 4           4:00 pm
Game 8:                                    Winner of Game 5 vs. Winner of Game 6           8:00 pm
Saturday, March 5, 2011 at the Forum with the Women:
Championship Game:                 Winner of Game 7 vs. Winner of Game 8           7:30 pm
 
Women’s Tournament Dates and Format
The schedule for this year’s women’s conference tournament is as follows:
 
Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at the Darlington School
Game 1:                                    #4W William Carey vs. #5E Emmanuel              12:00 noon
Game 2:                                    #4E Southern Wesleyan vs. #5W Mobile            2:00 pm
 
Thursday, March 3, 2011 at the Darlington School
Game 3:                                    #1E Lee vs. Winner Game 1                              1:00 pm
Game 4:                                    #2W Loyola vs. #3E Shorter                              3:00 pm
Game 5:                                    #2E Southern Poly vs. #3W Faulkner                 5:00 pm
Game 6:                                    #1W Belhaven vs. Winner Game 2                     7:00 pm
 
Friday, March 4, 2011 at the Forum with the Men
Game 7:                                    Winner of Game 3 vs. Winner of Game 4           2:00 pm
Game 8:                                    Winner of Game 5 vs. Winner of Game 6           6:00 pm
 
Saturday, March 5, 2011 at the Forum with the Men:
Third Place Game (if needed)    Losers of Game 7 vs. Loser of Game 8              2:30
Championship Game:                 Winner of Game 7 vs. Winner of Game 8           5:00 pm
 
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