LIVINGSTON, Ala. - West Alabama men's basketball will be making its first appearance in the NCAA Division II Basketball Tournament since 1982 as the No. 7 seed taking on the No. 2 seed Saint Leo on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. (CST) in the Jenkins Field House on the campus of Florida Southern.
The Tigers (17-10), under first year head coach Mark Downey, enters the tournament after posting the most regular season wins since 1998 and most Gulf South Conference wins in school history of 14. Saint Leo (23-8) will be making its third-consecutive appearance in NCAA Tournament.
Live stats, audio and video will be available for all tournament games. James Hardy will have the call for the Tiger's game on ESPN 104.9 locally and www.espn1049.com globally. Hardy's play-by-play can also be heard on the video stream.
The official NCAA South Region Tournament page can be found HERE.
Printable South Region Bracket
Printable NCAA bracket
Interactive NCAA bracket
Saturday, March 15 - Quarterfinals
Game 1 - #3 Delta State (24-6) vs. #6 Barry (19-8), 12 p.m.
Game 2 - #2 Saint Leo (23-8) vs. #7 West Alabama (17-10), 2:30 p.m.
Game 3 - #1 Florida Southern (26-4) vs. #8 Tuskegee (18-11), 5 p.m.
Game 4 - #4 North Alabama (22-9) vs. #5 Tampa (20-9), 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, March 16 - Semifinals
Game 5 - Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 2, 5 p.m.
Game 6 - Winner of Game 3 vs. Winner of Game 4, 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, March 18 - Championship Game
Game 7 - Winner of Game 5 vs. Winner of Game 6, 7 p.m.
South Region Tournament Ticket Prices
Single Session Adult: $8
Single Session Student/Senior: $5
Tickets will only be sold at the door.
(There will be one session each day.)