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Courtesy: CAA

Pairings Set For 2012 Virginia 529 CAA Men's Basketball Championship

Courtesy: CAA
          Release: 02/25/2012
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The pairings are set for the 2012 Virginia 529 CAA Men's Basketball Championship, which will be held March 2-5, 2012 at the Richmond Coliseum in Richmond, Va.

In Friday's first round, eighth-seeded James Madison (12-19, 5-13 in CAA) faces #9 UNCW (9-20, 5-13 in CAA) at Noon, followed by #5 Delaware (17-12, 12-6 in CAA) against #12 Towson (1-30, 1-17 in CAA) at 2:30 p.m. In the evening session, #7 Northeastern (13-16, 9-9 in CAA) takes on #10 William & Mary (6-25, 4-14 in CAA) at 6 p.m. and #6 Georgia State (20-10, 11-7 in CAA) meets #11 Hofstra (10-21, 3-15 in CAA) at 8:30 p.m.

In Saturday's quarterfinals, top-seeded Drexel (25-5, 16-2 in CAA) faces the JMU/UNCW winner at Noon, followed by #4 Old Dominion (19-12, 13-5) versus the Delaware/Towson victor at 2:30 p.m. In the evening session, #2 VCU (25-6, 15-3 in CAA) meets the Northeastern/W&M winner at 6 p.m., followed by #3 George Mason (23-8, 14-4 in CAA) against the GSU/Hofstra winner at 8:30 p.m.

The semifinals will be played at 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, with the CAA championship game set for 7 p.m. on Monday, March 5.

Tickets are available by calling TicketMaster (1-800-745-3000), logging on to TicketMaster.com, visiting the Richmond Coliseum box office or visiting the box office of your favorite CAA team.

Virginia 529 CAA Men's Basketball Championship
March 2-5, 2012 - Richmond Coliseum - Richmond, Va.

Friday, March 2
G1 - #8 James Madison vs. #9 UNCW - Noon
G2 - #5 Delaware vs. #12 Towson - 2:30 p.m.
G3 - #7 Northeastern vs. #10 William & Mary - 6 p.m.
G4 - #6 Georgia State vs. #11 Hosftra - 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, March 3
G5 - #1 Drexel vs. JMU/UNCW winner - Noon
G6 - #4 Old Dominion vs. Delaware/Towson winner - 2:30 p.m.
G7 - #2 VCU vs. Northeastern/William & Mary winner - 6 p.m.
G8 - #3 George Mason vs. Georgia State/Hofstra winner - 8:30 p.m.

Sunday, March 4

G9 - Winner of Game 5 vs. Winner of Game 6 - 2 p.m.
G10 - Winner of Game 7 vs. Winner of Game 8 - 4:30 p.m.

Monday, March 5
CAA Championship Game - 7 p.m.

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