Men And Women Both In Action Tonight In SBC First Round Games

March 4, 2009 · By · Filed Under Basketball, Men's, Women's 

The 5th seeded Lady Jaguars kick off the night of basketball with a 5:00pm tip-off at the Mitchell Center when they host #12 seeded Florida International in the first round of the Sun Belt Tournament.

The 6th seeded men’s team will host the #11 seeded New Orleans Privateers for a scheduled 7:30pm tip-off for their first round match-up of the Sun Belt Tournament. New Orleans is a 12 point favorite currently.

Winners of these games will advance to the remaining rounds of the tournament that will be held in Hot Springs, Arkansas from March 7th through March 10th. The Women’s Championship game will be televised on ESPN-Plus. The Quarterfinals games of the Men’s bracket will be available on ESPN-Plus with the Championship game being aired on ESPN2.

As for the NCAA Tournament, its simple. Win four in a row and you’re in! Winners of the SBC Championship receive an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament

So come out to the Mitchell Center and help the Jaguars start their run to the Tournament off on the right foot. USA Students receive free tickets to the game so you do not have an excuse not to come.



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