Monarchs Will Open CAA Tournament Saturday at 6 P.M.
By ODU Athletics
Feb. 26, 2007
CAA MEN'S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP PAIRINGS SET
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 www.caasports.com.
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 www.cn8.tv. ESPN will televise the CAA championship game on Monday night. 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 Richmond Coliseum box office at 804-262-8100 or by logging on to www.ticketmaster.com.
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.
SIRIUS CHANNELS 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