Trio of conference tournaments open on Friday

Here is your quick roundup on the conference tournaments which start today:

Colonial Athletic Association

Each game to take place in Baltimore, Maryland.

Early round games can be seen online at http://www.caa.tv/

Otherwise, people can catch the games on various CSN affiliated networks in New England, Philadelphia, Baltimore/Washington, DC, plus SNY in New York.

NBCSN will air both the semifinals on Sunday afternoon and the championship game on Monday night.

Friday Action:

6 p.m. Eastern

8 Elon vs. 9 Towson

Winner plays top seeded William & Mary on Saturday afternoon.

8:30 p.m.  7 Drexel vs. 10 College of Charleston

Winner plays the 2 seed UNC-Wilmington early Saturday evening.

Saturday action:

2:30 p.m. 4 James Madison vs. 5 Hofstra

8:30 p.m. 3 Northeastern vs. 6 Delaware

Southern Conference

Some schools here will be sitting this tournament due to APR violations found during the spring of 2014.

All games to take place at UNC Asheville in Asheville, North Carolina.

Each game up to the final will be seen online on ESPN3, but key news and stats can be found at http://www.soconsports.com

Friday Action:

6 p.m. Eastern

8 UNC Greensboro vs. 9 Samford

Winner plays top seed Wofford early Saturday afternoon.

8:30 p.m.  7 The Citadel vs. 10 Furman

Winner plays the second seed Tennessee-Chattanooga on Saturday night.

Saturday action:

2:30 p.m. 4 Western Carolina vs. 5 East Tennessee State

8:30 p.m. 3 Mercer vs. 6 VMI

West Coast Conference

All games to take place at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Most of the early round games can be seen on the BYUTV cable channel.  Others can see the action via the W.TV link at http://www.wccsports.com

Friday Action:

9 p.m. Eastern  8 San Francisco vs. 9 Pacific

Winner plays top seed Gonzaga on Saturday.

11:30 p.m. 7 Santa Clara vs. 10 Loyola Marymount

Winner plays second seed BYU on Saturday.

Saturday action:

3 p.m. 3 St. Mary’s (California) vs. 6 Portland

5:30 p.m. 4 Pepperdine vs. 5 San Diego

Also in the Ivy League…

If Harvard wins at home tonight vs. Yale, the Crimson will win yet another bid to the NCAA Tournament since the Ivy League is the only conference not to hold a postseason tournament.  If Yale wins, it all depends on the games on Saturday.

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