The Southern Conference has announced the pairings for the 2012 Women’s Basketball Tournament, scheduled to begin Friday (March 2) in Asheville, N.C. Davidson secured the top spot in the women’s tournament. The Wildcats, Appalachian State and Chattanooga
secured byes to the Saturday’s quarterfinals and will wait to be matched up with their opponents following Friday’s opening round.
The tournament will begin in UNC Asheville’s Kimmel Arena with College of Charleston taking on Wofford at 11:30 a.m., which is part of the Education Day program. That game will be followed by Western Carolina against Georgia Southern at 2:00 p.m. Furman will take on UNCG in the last game of the day, which is slated for 4:30 p.m.
Saturday’s quarterfinals begin with Davidson taking on the winner of game 1 (College of Charleston vs. Wofford). Before Samford and Elon, who also secured byes, face off in the 2:30 p.m. game. Chattanooga will face the winner of the Furman and UNCG game.
The women’s championship game, which is scheduled for Monday at 5:00 p.m. in the U.S. Cellular Center can be seen on ESPN3.
Friday, March 2
Game 1— (8) College of Charleston vs. (9) Wofford, 11:30 a.m.
Game 2 – (7) Western Carolina vs. (10) Georgia Southern, 2:00 p.m.
Game 3 – (6) Furman vs. (11) UNCG, 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 3
Game 4—(1) Davidson vs. Winner of Game 1, Noon
Game 5—(4) Samford vs. (5) Elon, 2:30 p.m.
Game 6—(2) Appalachian State vs. Winner of Game 2, 6:00 p.m.
Game 7—(3) Chattanooga vs. Winner of Game 3, 8:30 p.m.
Sunday, March 4
Semifinal 2—2:30 p.m.
Monday, March 5
Championship Game—5:00 p.m.