Charlotte, N.C. – The Big South Conference finalized its league schedule on Tuesday afternoon, which completes the Blue Hose women’s basketball schedule for 2018-19.
Presbyterian College will play 18 games over a nine-week period that begins Saturday, Jan. 5, on the road against Campbell. Coach Alaura Sharp will then get her first Big South home game on Jan. 8 as PC plays host to Longwood.
"We are looking forward to the competitiveness of our Big South Conference schedule," said Sharp. "I'm excited to experience a new conference, and the team will be excited to challenge themselves against these great schools and coaches."
The Big South slate will begin with a road game at Campbell on January 5. PC will then have its conference home opener on January 8 against Longwood.
After a road game at High Point (Jan. 10), PC will return home for a pair of home games against first-year Big South member USC Upstate (Jan. 12) and Gardner-Webb (Jan. 15).
The Blue Hose will then have a two-game road stint with games at Radford (Jan. 22) and Winthrop (Jan. 26) before its last multi-game home stretch with games against UNC Asheville (Jan. 29) and Charleston Southern (Feb. 2).
February will see six more games with Winthrop (Feb. 9), High Point (Feb. 16) and Hampton (Feb. 26) at home and newcomer Hampton (Feb. 5), UNC Asheville (Feb. 12) and USC Upstate (Feb. 19) on the road.
After back-to-back road games to start March against Longwood (Mar. 2) and Gardner-Webb (Mar. 5), the Blue Hose will host Radford on March 9 on Senior Night.
The 11 Big South members will play eight teams twice and two teams once to determine the regular-season champion. The 2019 Big South Women’s Basketball Championship will begin on March 12, followed by the quarterfinals (March 14), semifinals (March 15) and the Championship game on Sunday, March 17.
Conference Schedule Only:
Jan. 5 at Campbell
Jan. 8 Longwood
Jan. 10 at High Point
Jan. 12 USC Upstate
Jan. 15 Gardner-Webb
Jan. 22 at Radford
Jan. 26 at Winthrop
Jan. 29 UNC Asheville
Feb. 2 Charleston Southern
Feb. 5 at Hampton
Feb. 9 Winthrop
Feb. 12 at UNC Asheville
Feb. 16 High Point
Feb. 19 at USC Upstate
Feb. 26 Hampton
Mar. 2 at Longwood
Mar. 5 at Gardner-Webb
Mar. 9 Radford (Senior Night)
Mar. 12-17 Big South Conference Tournament