2010 Southern Conference Basketball Tournament March 5th – 8th

2010 Southern Conference Basketball Tournament March 5th – 8th
2010 SoCon Tournament

2010 SoCon Tournament

The Southern Conference has announced the pairings for the 2010 Men’s Basketball
Tournament, slated to begin Friday in Charlotte. The opening round and quarterfinals (March 5-6) will take place at Bojangles Coliseum while the semifinals and championship game will be held at Time Warner Cable Arena (March 7-8),
home of the NBA’s Charlotte Bobcats.

Wofford (23-8, 15-3 SoCon) and College of Charleston (20-10, 14-4) secured the top seeds in the South Division and earned byes until Saturday’s quarterfinals. Appalachian State (20-11, 13-5) and Western Carolina (21-10, 11-7) earned byes in the North Division and will wait to be matched up with their opponents following Friday’s opening round.

The tourney will begin with Davidson (16-14, 11-7) taking on Elon (8-22, 5-13) at 2:00 p.m. Friday afternoon. That game will be followed by UNC Greensboro (7-22, 6-12) taking on Furman (13-16, 7-11). Friday’s evening session begins when The Citadel (15-15, 9-9) squares off against Samford (11-19, 5-13) at 7:00 p.m. The Chattanooga Mocs (14-17, 6-12), last year’s tournament champion, will take on the Georgia Southern (9-22, 6-12) in the final game of the first day.
Friday, March 5
Bojangles Coliseum
Game 1 – (3S) Davidson vs. (6N) Elon, 2:00 p.m.
Game 2 – (4N) UNC Greensboro vs. (5S) Furman, 30 minutes following first game
Game 3 – (4S) The Citadel vs. (5N) Samford, 7:00 p.m.
Game 4 – (3N) Chattanooga vs. (6S) Georgia Southern, 30 minutes following.
Saturday, March 6
Bojangles Coliseum
(2N) Western Carolina vs. Game 1 winner, 2:00 p.m.
(1S) Wofford vs. Game 2 winner, 30 minutes following first game
(1N) Appalachian State vs. Game 3 winner, 7:00 p.m.
(2S) College of Charleston vs. Game 4 winner, 30 minutes following
Sunday, March 7
Time Warner Cable Arena
Semifinal 1 – 6:00 p.m.
Semifinal 2 – 30 minutes following first semifinal
Monday, March 8
Time Warner Cable Arena
Championship Game – 9:00 p.m.
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