Bracket Set for Great West Conference Men's and Women's Basketball Tournament
March 9, 2013
NAPERVILLE, Ill. - The bracket is set for the Great West Conference Men's and Women's Basketball Tournament at Chicago, Ill. The tournament is scheduled for March 14-16, and will be hosted by Chicago State University at the Jones Convocation Center.
The event will begin with a men's first round game as No. 5 seed Utah Valley will face No. 4 seed Houston Baptist at 5 p.m. (CT) Thursday. The women will follow with No. 5 seed HBU against host Chicago State at 7:30 p.m.
Friday's semifinals will begin with two women's games as No. 2 seed NJIT and No. 3 seed Texas-Pan American will play at 12 noon, followed by GWC champion and top-seed Utah Valley taking on the winner of HBU/CSU at 2:30 p.m.
The men's semifinals will begin at 5 p.m. with top-seed and GWC champion NJIT facing the HBU/UVU winner. Host Chicago State, the tournament's No. 3 seed, will play in the last semifinal at 7:30 p.m. against No. 2 seed Texas-Pan American.
The tournament champions will be crowned, Saturday, March 16. The women's championship game will tip off at 4:00 p.m., followed by the men's title contest at 7:30 p.m.