Feb. 17, 2014
PORTLAND, Ore. - Tickets Available Online at a Reduced Price for GNAC Basketball Championships
Tickets at a reduced price are available online at EventBrite for the 2014 Great Northwest Athletic Conference Men's and Women's Basketball Championships.
The tournament will be held March 5-8 at Saint Martin's University in Lacey, Wash. Tournament passes are available online for $48 (reserved seating), $32 (general admission) and $16 (student/youth and seniors). Single session tickets are $12 (reserved seating), $8 (general admission) and $4 (student/youth and seniors).
Ticket prices at the door are $55 (reserved seating), $40 (general admission) and $20 (student/youth and seniors). Single session tickets at the door are $15 (reserved seating), $10 (general admission) and $6 (student/youth and seniors).
There are two sessions on Wednesday. The Pavilion will be emptied between sessions and a separate ticket will be required for the evening session. There is just one session each on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
The first session begins Wednesday (March 5) with men's first-round games at noon and 2:15 p.m. The noon game will match the No. 3 and No. 6 seeds, while the 2:15 p.m. game with send the No. 5 seed against the No. 4 seed.
The second session will feature the women's first-round games at 5:15 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. The 5:15 p.m. game will match the No. 3 and No. 6 seeds, while the 7:30 p.m. game will send the No. 5 seed against the No. 4 seed.
The men's semifinal games will be played Thursday at 5:15 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., respectively, and the women's semifinals will be played at the same times on Friday.
Saturday's championship games will feature the men at 5:15 p.m. and the women at 7:30 p.m.
All 10 tournament games will be available online on GNACTV (www.gnacsports.com). The games will not be televised.
The winners of the tournament earn automatic berths in the NCAA Men's and Women's West Regional tournaments (March 14-17).
The NCAA will announce the eight qualifiers and pairings for the regional tournaments on Sunday, March 9 on ncaa.com. The women's show will be at 7 p.m. Pacific followed by the men's show at 7:30.
The regional winners advance to the NCAA Division II Elite Eight.
The men's Elite 8 will be played March 26-29 at the Ford Center in Evansville, Ind. The women's Elite 8 is scheduled for March 25-28 at the Erie Insurance Arena in Erie, Pa.
GNAC Championships (March 5-8 at Marcus Pavilion, Saint Martin's University, Lacey, WA)
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON SESSION: Noon - Men's First Round (#3 seed vs. #6 seed). 2:15 p.m. - Men's First Round (#4 seed vs. #5 seed). (Note: Pavilion will be cleared at end of session).
WEDNESDAY EVENING SESSION: 5:15 P.M. - Women's First Round (#3 seed vs. #6 seed). 7:30 p.m. - Women's First Round (#4 seed vs. #5 seed).
THURSDAY: 5:15 p.m. - Men's Semifinals, #3/#6 winner vs. #2 seed. 7:30 p.m. - Men's Semifinal, #4/#5 winner vs. #1 seed.
FRIDAY: 5:15 p.m. - Women's Semifinals, #3/#6 winner vs. #2 seed. 7:30 p.m. - Women's Semifinal, #4/#5 winner vs. #1 seed.
SATURDAY: 5:15 p.m. - Men's Championship game. 7:30 p.m. - Women's Championship game. (Note: Winners advance to West Regionals Mar. 14-17).
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