CIAA 2012: Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament Pairings

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association released its pairings for the 2012 basketball tournament on February 26, as determined by the CIAA Tournament Committee. Both men’s and women’s games begin on opening day, Tuesday, February 28 at Time Warner Cable Arena, 333 E. Trade St. Semifinals and finals games will be televised on Bounce TV and ESPNU. Tournament tickets are still available for purchase by calling the Time Warner Cable Arena box office at 704-688-8600.

Tuesday, February 28

3N Virginia State vs 6S Livingstone – 11 a.m.
4N Elizabeth City State vs 5S St. Augustine’s – 1 p.m.
4S Fayetteville State vs 5N Chowan – 3 p.m.
3S Winston-Salem State vs 6N Lincoln (PA) – 5 p.m.

5S Livingstone vs 6N Chowan – 7 p.m.
5N Lincoln (PA) vs 6S St. Augustine’s – 9 p.m.

Wednesday, February 29

2N Bowie State vs 3N/6S – 11 a.m.
1N Virginia Union vs 4S/5N – 1 p.m.
1S Shaw vs 4N/5S – 3 p.m.
2S Johnson C. Smith vs. 3S/6N – 5 p.m.

4N Virginia State vs 5S/6N – 7 p.m.
4S Fayetteville State vs 5N/6S – 9 p.m.

Thursday, March 1 (Bounce TV)

2S Johnson C. Smith vs 3N Elizabeth City State – 1 p.m.
1N Bowie State – 3 p.m.
2N Virginia Union vs 3S Winston-Salem State – 7 p.m.
1S Shaw – 9 p.m.

Friday, March 2 (Bounce TV)
Women’s semifinals games – 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Men’s semifinals games – 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Saturday, March 3 (ESPNU – Tape delayed)
Women’s championship game – 5 p.m.
Men’s championship game – 8:30 p.m.

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