Mar 1, 2012, 3:59 PM EDT
RICHMOND, Va. (February 29, 2012) – The pairings are set for the 2012 Virginia 529 CAA Women’s Basketball Championship, which will be held March 8-11 at The Show Place Arena in Upper Marlboro, Md.
First round action tips off at Noon on Thursday as #8 Old Dominion takes on #9 Towson. At 2:30 p.m., #5 UNCW meets #12 Georgia State. Beginning at 5 p.m., #7 George Mason will play #10 Northeastern, followed by #6 VCU versus #11 William & Mary at 7:30 p.m.
In Friday’s quarterfinals, top-seeded and nationally-ranked Delaware will face the Old Dominion/Towson winner at Noon, while #4 Hofstra takes on the UNCW/Georgia State victor at 2:30 p.m. In the 5 p.m. contest, #2 James Madison goes against the George Mason/Northeastern winner, followed by #3 Drexel versus the VCU/William & Mary victor 7:30 p.m.
The semifinals are set for Noon and 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, with the championship game taking place at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 11.
All 11 games of the CAA Women’s Basketball Championship will be available via various multimedia platforms. Thursday’s first-round games and Friday’s quarterfinal contests will be webstreamed on CAASports.com. Both semifinal games on Saturday will be televised by The Comcast Network and other CAA television affiliates. Comcast SportsNet will televise the CAA championship game on Sunday afternoon. Visit www.caasports.com throughout the week for updated television listings.
Tickets can be purchased through the box office of your favorite CAA school, by calling The Show Place Arena box office at 310-952-7900 or by logging on to Ticketmaster.com.
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