Friday, January 30, 2015
PORTLAND, Ore. - Tickets are available online for the 2015 Great Northwest Athletic Conference Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships.
The tournament will be held March 4-7 at Alterowitz Gym on the campus of Montana State University Billings in Billings, Mont.
Tournament passes are available online for $30 (general admission) and $18 (student/youth and seniors). Single session tickets are $7 (general admission) and $4 (student/youth and seniors).
Ticket prices at the door are $32 (general admission) and $20 (student/youth and seniors). Single session tickets at the door are $8 (general admission) and $5 (student/youth and seniors).
The tournament begins Wednesday with two women's first-round games beginning at 5:15 p.m. (MST). The men's two first-round games will be played Thursday, also beginning at 5:15 p.m.
Two sessions will be played Friday, with the women's semifinals featured in the first session beginning at noon followed by by the men's semifinals in the second session starting at 5:15 p.m. The arena will be emptied in between sessions and a separate ticket for the second session will be required.
The tournament will conclude Saturday with the women's championship game at 5:15 p.m. followed by the men's title game at 7:30.
All 10 tournament games will be available online at GNAC.TV.
The GNAC tournament champions earn automatic berths in the NCAA West Regionals (March 13-16).
The NCAA will announce the eight qualifiers and pairings for the regional tournaments on Sunday, March 8 on ncaa.com. The two half-hour shows will begin at 7 p.m. PST.
The regional winners advance to the NCAA Division II Elite Eight.
The men's Elite 8 will be played March 25-28 at the Ford Center in Evansville, Ind. The women's Elite 8 is scheduled for March 24-27 at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, S.D.
GNAC Championships (March 4-7 at Alterowitz Gymnasium, Montana State University Billings, Billings, Mont.)
WEDNESDAY: 5:15 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. - Women's First Round.
THURSDAY: 5:15 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. - Men's First Round.
FRIDAY: Noon and 2:15 p.m. - Women's Semifinals. 5:15 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. - Men's Semifinals.
SATURDAY: 5:15 p.m. - Women's Championship. 7:30 p.m. - Men's Championship.