The Presbyterian College men's basketball team will play in its inaugural Big South tournament as the #6 seed out of the South Division and will face Campbell, #3 seed out of the North, in the opening round of the VisitMyrtleBeach.com Men's Basketball Championship being held Mar. 5-10 at the HTC Center on the campus of Coastal Carolina. Tip-off for the Tuesday, Mar. 5 game is slated for 6 p.m. and will air live on the Big South Network, sponsored by State Farm. The game can also be heard locally on WKRI-FM i91.9.
PC ended the regular season with an 8-23 overall record and 4-12 in the Big South, while Campbell finished 12-19, 7-9.
The Blue Hose fell to Campbell in January, 62-46, in their only meeting of the season.
The winner of the opening game will face Gardner Webb Thursday, Mar. 7, in the quarterfinals. Tip-off is set for 6 p.m. PC ended its regular season with a 76-57 loss at the Runnin' Bulldogs but earned a 57-54 win earlier this year.
The semifinals are set for 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, Mar. 9, with the finals to be held Sunday at 12 p.m.
First Round - Tuesday, March 5 - all games available on Big South Network
Game 1: No. 4 North Radford vs. No. 5 South Winthrop, 12:00pm
Game 2: No. 3 South UNC Asheville vs. No. 6 North Longwood, 2:00pm
Game 3: No. 3 North Campbell vs. No. 6 South Presbyterian College, 6:00pm
Game 4: No. 4 South Coastal Carolina vs. No. 5 North Liberty, 8:00pm
Quarterfinals - Thursday, March 7 - all games available on Big South Network
Game 5: Winner Game 1 vs. No. 1 South Charleston Southern, 12:00pm
Game 6: Winner Game 2 vs. No. 2 North VMI, 2:00pm
Game 7: Winner Game 3 vs. No. 2 South Gardner-Webb, 6:00pm
Game 8: Winner Game 4 vs. No. 1 North High Point, 8:00pm
Semifinals - Saturday, March 9
Game 9: Semifinals - Game 5 winner vs. Game 6 winner, 12:00pm ET; TV: ESPN3
Game 10: Semifinals - Game 7 winner vs. Game 8 winner, 2:00pm ET; TV: ESPN3
Championship - Sunday, March 10
Game 11: Championship - Game 9 winner vs. Game 10 winner, 12:00pm ET; TV: ESPN2