Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket Set
Courtesy: Southern Conference
Release: 03/02/2009
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Courtesy: Southern Conference

SPARTANBURG, S.C. The Southern Conference announced pairing for the 2009 Men’s Basketball Tournament, slated to begin Friday (March 6) at McKenzie Arena in Chattanooga, Tenn.  Davidson (18-2, SoCon) and Chattanooga (11-9 SoCon) secured the top seeds in the south and north divisions, respectively.  The Wildcats and Mocs, along with Western Carolina (No. 2 seed North) and The Citadel (No. 2 seed South) earned byes until Saturday.


The tournament will begin with Appalachian State (No. 4 North) taking on Georgia Southern (No. 5 South) at 2:00 p.m. Friday afternoon.  That game will be followed by College of Charleston (No. 3 South) taking on UNC Greensboro (No. 6 North).  Friday’s evening session begins when Wofford (No. 4 South) squares off against Elon (No. 5 North).  The Samford Bulldogs (No. 3 North) take on the Furman Paladins (No. 6 South) in the final game of the first day.



Friday, March 6

Game 1 - (4N) Appalachian State (9-11) vs. (5S) Georgia Southern (5-15), 2:00 p.m.

Game 2 - (3S) College of Charleston (15-5) vs. (6N) UNC Greensboro (4-16), 30 minutes following first game

Game 3 - (4S) Wofford (12-8) vs. (5N) Elon (7-13), 7:00 p.m.

Game 4 - (3N) Samford (9-11)vs. (6S) Furman (4-16), 30 minutes following Wofford-Elon


Saturday, March 7
(1S) Davidson vs. Game 1 winner, 2:00 p.m.

(2N) Western Carolina (11-9 )vs. Game 2 winner, 30 minutes following first game

(1N) Chattanooga vs. Game 3 winner, 7:00 p.m.

(2S) The Citadel (15-5) vs. Game 4 winner, 30 minutes following


Sunday, March 8
Semifinal 1 6:00 p.m.

Semifinal 2 30 minutes following first semifinal


Monday, March 9
Championship Game 7:00 p.m.

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