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2015 Southern Conference Basketball Championships presented by General Shale Asheville, N.C.
    Men's Championship Bracket      Women's Championship Bracket      Current Men's Standings      Current Women's Standings      #SoConHoops
 
Ticket Information
General Admission
All Session Single Session Student (must show valid ID) Group Single Session  Children's Ticket (5 years of younger FREE)
$100 $17 $10 $12  $10
         
Bring an approved food item for the Hoops Against Hunger Campagin and receive a $14 single session ticket. Offer only applies to adult ticket.  
VIP
All Sessions Reserved Single Session Reserved
$200 $40
* - The U.S. Cellular Center has a $2 facility fee for single session tickets and a $5 facility fee for All Session passes, which is included in these prices.    
 
Men's Tournament Schedule (All Times Eastern)
First Round  //  Friday, March 6  //  U.S. Cellular Center  //  Asheville, N.C
Game MatchupHighlig Time Stats Video
Game 1 No. 8 Seed vs No. 9 Seed 6 p.m. Live Stats ESPN3
Game 2 No. 7 Seed vs No. 10 Seed 8:30 p.m. Live Stats ESPN3
 
Quarterfinals  //  Saturday, March 7  //  U.S. Cellular Center  //  Asheville, N.C.
Game Matchup Time Stats Video
Game 3 No. 1 Seed vs Winner of Game 1 12 p.m. Live Stats  ESPN3
Game 4 No. 4 Seed vs No. 5 Seed 2:30 p.m. Live Stats  ESPN3
Game 5 No. 2 Seed vs Winner of Game 2 6 p.m. Live Stats  ESPN3
Game 6 No. 3 Seed vs No. 6 Seed 8:30 p.m. Live Stats  ESPN3
                   
Semifinals  //  Sunday, March 8  //  U.S. Cellular Center  //  Asheville, N.C.
Game Matchup Time Stats Video
Game 7 Winner of Game 3 vs Winner of Game 4
6 p.m. Live Stats ESPN3
Game 8 Winner of Game 5 vs Winner of Game 6 8:30 p.m. Live Stats ESPN3
                   
Championship Final  //  Monday, March 9  //  U.S. Cellular Center  //  Asheville, N.C.
Game Matchup Time Stats Video
Game 9 Winner of Game 7 vs Winner of Game 8 7 p.m. Live Stats ESPN or ESPN2
                   
                   
Women's Tournament Schedule (All Times Eastern)
Quarterfinals  //  Thursday, March 5  //  Kimmel Arena  //  Asheville, N.C
Game Matchup Time Stats Video
Game 1 No. 1 Seed vs No. 8 Seed

12 p.m.

Live Stats SoCon Digital Network
Game 2 No. 4 Seed vs No. 5 Seed

^2:15 p.m.

Live Stats SoCon Digital Network
Game 3 No. 2 Seed vs No. 7 Seed ^4:30 p.m. Live Stats SoCon Digital Network
Game 4 No. 3 Seed vs No. 6 Seed ^6:45 p.m. Live Stats SoCon Digital Network
                   
^ - Denotes approximate game time.  The first game of the day will have a firm start time.  Game two will start 30 minutes after the conclusion of game one.
Semifinals  //  Friday, March 6  //  U.S. Cellular Center  //  Asheville, N.C.
Game Matchup Time Stats Video
Game 5 Winner of Game 1 vs Winner of Game 2 *11 a.m. Live Stats ESPN3
Game 6 Winner of Game 3 vs Winner of Game 4 1:30 p.m. Live Stats ESPN3
 
 * - 11 a.m. tip-off as part of the Education Day program
Championship Final  //  Sunday, March 8  //  U.S. Cellular Center  //  Asheville, N.C.
Game Matchup Time Stats Video
Game 7 Winner of Game 5 vs. Winner of Game 6 1 p.m. Live Stats ESPN3
                   
Special Events Surrounding the Championships 
  
Kids Clinic  Kids Clinic will be by special invitation. For more information, contact Ben VanCamp at (828) 713-5825.
Mascot Hospital Visit The league's mascots will do their best to bring smiles to the faces of children at the local hospital on Friday morning before the basketball action gets underway.
ARC of NC 5K Get in your morning workout during the Championships and help contribute to a great cause! The second annual Arc of Buncombe County 5K will be held in conjunction with the Downtown Dribble on Saturday morning, March 7. The start and finish of the race will take place at Pack Square. The Arc of Buncombe County is an organization that assists individuals with intellectual and development disabilities. Click here to register for the race!
SoCon Overtime Join us at the beautiful, historic Grove Arcade on Page Ave, just a block away from the US Cellular Center for SoCon OverTime. A party open to all, SoCon OverTime is an event not to miss, it is a welcome party and pep rally all rolled into one. SoCon OverTime is a perfect opportunity to take a break from the games and see and taste a little bit of Asheville.The event will feature several of our famous local restaurants and breweries. Trade the tokens you purchase at the door for pints and small bites from some of our favorite eateries and drinking spots, then go back to the US Cellular Center for more basketball or out on the town for more food and fun, either way you win!
Downtown Dribble Call us crazy, but we are inviting 500 kids to Vance Monument and give them all free t-shirts and basketballs and then everyone is participating in a dribble parade to the US Cellular Center. Participants will also get in free to the men’s basketball session at the US Cellular Center that starts at Noon.
Please be sure to visit SoConTravel.com for more information regarding the exciting events and offers that will take place in conjunction with this year’s Southern Conference Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships.
  
 
SoCon Theme Days
  
Opening Day Join us for opening day of the 2015 SoCon Basketball Championships at Kimmel Arena and enjoy special opening day ticket prices. In partnership with Eblen Charities and Hoops Against Hunger, join the fight against childhood hunger by bringing a non-perishable, easy to prepare food item to donate to Hoops Against Hunger. Learn more about this program at www.hoopsagainsthunger.net.
Education Day and Educator Appreciation Night FREE field trip admission for nearly 3,000 local elementary school students for the 11am game. Education Day is an Asheville SoCon tradition and fan favorite, as it provides a great opportunity to expose the young people in our community to student athletes and high energy collegiate championship play. Local private schools, homeschooling groups and area educators will receive special pricing incentives to attend the afternoon and evening games.
Heroes Day Special ticket prices are available to first responders, military staff and veterans. In partnership with local fire and law enforcement departments, the concourse will feature a community safety fair. Emergency personnel from several departments will be on hand with Identa-kid kits, McGruff the Crime Dog, Sparky the Fire Dog, information on smoke detectors and family emergency action plans and more. The day will also feature the US Air Force Color Guard and a performance or two by the Asheville Fire Fighter Pipe & Drum band.
Family Day Special family-pack pricing incentives on tickets and food. Special pricing and activities for local youth sports teams. In partnership with the YMCA, Y staff will offer fun fitness focused activities and games on the concourse throughout the day.
Pack the House Special "locals only" pricing. Food and beverage specials. A pre-game concert, and a little bit of Asheville on the concourse will make this championship game the place to be on Monday night. Help “pack the house” for the nationally televised Monday night men’s championship game on ESPN2.
Please be sure to visit SoConTravel.com for more information regarding the exciting events and offers that will take place in conjunction with this year’s Southern Conference Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships.
 
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Travel Information
 
Directions: U.S. Cellular Center               Kimmel Arena (on the campus of UNCA)
Area Attractions: What to see and do in Asheville, N.C.
Food and Drink: Where to eat in Asheville, N.C.
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School Specific Travel: SoConTravel.com
   
Participating Institutions
 
Men's Tournament: CIT   //   ETSU   //   FUR   //   MER   //   UNCG   //   SAM   //   UTC   //   VMI   //   WCU   //   WOF
Women's Tournament: ETSU   //   FUR   //   MER   //   UNCG   //   SAM   //   UTC   //   WCU   //   WOF