Tag:Big South Tournament Preview
Posted on: March 4, 2008 12:13 am
Edited on: March 4, 2008 12:17 am

Big South Tournament Preview

The Big South Tournament starts tonight, and all 8 teams will be participating.

Perennial power Winthrop and UNC Asheville are the favorites to win the tournament, but VMI or High Point can surprise and win the tournament. The Big South has plenty of star power, so it should be an exciting tournament. Game sites are in parenthesis.

Players to watch:

Arizona Reid (High Point)
Kenny George (UNC Asheville)
Reggie Williams (Virginia Military Institute)
Chris Gaynor (Winthrop)

Tuesday, March 4- Quarterfinals (higher seed)

Game 1: (7) Radford at (2) Winthrop (7 P.M.)
Game 2: (6) Coastal Carolina at (3) High Point (7 P.M.)
Game 3: (8) Charleston Southern at (1) UNC Asheville (7 P.M.)
Game 4: (5) VMI at (4) Liberty (7 P.M.)

Thursday, March 6- Semifinals (Asheville, NC)

Game 5: Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner (ESPNU, 6 P.M.)
Game 6: Game 3 winner vs. Game 4 winner (ESPNU, 8 P.M.)

Saturday, March 8- Championship (higher seed)

Game 7: Game 5 winner vs. Game 6 winner


Game 1: Winthrop
Game 2: High Point
Game 3: UNC Asheville
Game 4: VMI
Game 5: High Point
Game 6: UNC Asheville
Game 7: UNC Asheville

Winner: UNC Asheville
Bust: Liberty
Sleeper: VMI
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