Monarchs Will Open CAA Tournament Saturday at 6 P.M.

February 26, 2007
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Feb. 26, 2007


The pairings are set for the 2007 Aeropostale CAA Men's Basketball Championship, which will be held March 2-5 at the Richmond Coliseum in Richmond, Va. The ODU Monarchs will be the number two seed and will play Saturday at 6:00 against the winner of the Towson-UNC Wilmington game.

First-round action tips off at Noon on Friday as #8 William & Mary (15-14, 8-10 in CAA) takes on #9 Georgia State (10-19, 5-13 in CAA). At 2:30 p.m., #5 Northeastern (12-18, 9-9 in CAA) meets #12 Delaware (5-25, 3-15 in CAA). In the evening session, #7 Towson (14-16, 8-10 in CAA) takes on #10 UNC Wilmington (7-21, 4-14 in CAA) at 6 p.m., followed by #6 George Mason (15-14, 9-9 in CAA) versus #11 James Madison (7-22, 4-14 in CAA) at 8:30 p.m.

In Saturday's quarterfinals, #1 VCU (24-6, 16-2 in CAA) goes against the W&M/Georgia State winner at Noon, while #4 Drexel (22-7, 13-5 in CAA) takes on the Northeastern/Delaware victor at 2:30 p.m. The evening session features #2 Old Dominion (23-7, 15-3 in CAA) against the Towson/UNCW winner at 6 p.m., followed by #3 Hofstra (22-8, 14-4 in CAA) versus the George Mason/JMU winner at 8:30 p.m.

The semifinals are set for 3 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, with the championship game taking place at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 5. All 11 games of the CAA men's basketball championship will be available via various multimedia platforms. Friday's first-round games will be webstreamed on

The four Saturday quarterfinal contests and both semifinal games on Sunday will be televised by CN8 and other CAA television affiliates. The quarterfinals and semifinals can also be viewed on the internet at ESPN will televise the CAA championship game on Monday night. Visit throughout the week for updated television listings.

Tickets can be purchased through the box office of your favorite CAA school, by calling the Richmond Coliseum box office at 804-262-8100 or by logging on to

CAA TOURNAMENT FAN PARTIES The pre-game fan parties will be March 3-5 at the Richmond Center 1 & ½ hour before ODU's session.

CAA tournament round 1, games 1,2,3 and 4 on channel 126
CAA Quarterfinals games 1,2,3 and 4 on channel 130
CAA semi-finals game 1 and 2 on channel 107
CAA Championship game on channel 130