There’s going to be some exciting basketball this weekend at Alumni Hall. Go check it out:
The Eastern College Athletic Conference has announced the field for the 2014 ECAC Division II Men’s postseason basketball championship Tournament. Slippery Rock University, Caldwell College, Dominican College and Lincoln University of Pennsylvania have been selected as the tournament participants.
Fairfield University’s Alumni Hall will host the games, with the semifinals on Saturday, March 15 at 5 and 7:30 p.m. and the finals on Sunday, March 16 at 4 p.m.
Slippery Rock (20-10) takes on Caldwell (16-11) at 5 p.m. and Dominican (18-9) meets Lincoln (18-9) at 7:30 p.m.
The women’s ECAC basketball semifinals and championship game are also slated for Alumni Hall after opening-round games at campus sites tonight.
Third-seed Bluefield State (14-15) hosts Lindenwood University (14-13) at 7 p.m. while the fourth-seeded Merrimack College (12-14) hosts No. 5 Goldey-Beacom (13-14) at 6 p.m.
The first-round winners will advance to the semifinals on Saturday at Alumni Hall. No. 1 seed Caldwell will face the winner of Merrimack/Goldey-Beacom in one semifinal at noon and the No. 2 seed West Virginia State University (19-11) will play the winner of Bluefield State/Lindenwood in the other semifinal at 2:30 p.m. The semifinal winners will meet Sunday, March 16 at 1 p.m. for the championship at Alumni Hall.
Tickets are $6 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under.