ETSU set to play Wofford in the first round of women’s SoCon tournament

Published 11:45 pm Saturday, February 26, 2022

CONTRIBUTED BY ETSU ATHLETICS
SPARTANBURG, S.C.  – The Southern Conference has announced the seeding for the 2022 Ingles SoCon Women’s Basketball Championship, which will begin Thursday, March 3. The tournament will take place at the Harrah’s Cherokee Center in Asheville, N.C.
ETSU (6-21, 5-9) will take on No. 2 Wofford (16-12, 11-3) in the first round of the tournament on Thursday at 3:30 p.m. The two teams split their regular-season meetings this season.
Both teams won at home. The Terriers won the first game 73-51 in Spartanburg, S.C., on Jan. 29, while the Bucs won the second 70-64 in Johnson City, Tenn. on Feb. 24.
Semifinal action will take place on Friday, and the women’s championship game will tip-off on Sunday at noon.
All women’s basketball games will be held at the Harrah’s Cherokee Center and are set to be broadcast on ESPN+. The title game will also air on select Nexstar affiliates. For more information, visit SoConSports.com.
2022 Ingles Southern Conference Women’s Basketball Championship 
Harrah’s Cherokee Center – Asheville ● Asheville, N.C.
 
Thursday, March 3
Game 1 – No. 1 Mercer vs. No. 8 Western Carolina, 11 a.m.*
Game 2 – No. 4 Samford vs. No. 5 UNCG, 1:15 p.m.^
Game 3 – No. 2 Wofford vs. No. 7 ETSU, 3:30 p.m. ^
Game 4 – No. 3 Furman vs. No. 6 Chattanooga, 5:45 p.m. ^
Friday, March 4
Game 5 – Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner, 11 a.m.*
Game 6 – Game 3 winner vs. Game 4 winner, 1:15 p.m. ^
Sunday, March 6
Championship Game
Game 7 – Game 5 winner vs. Game 6 winner, noon.
NOTE: All times Eastern. All games are to be broadcast on ESPN+, with the championship game also on Nexstar.
* Tip-off as part of Education Day program on March 3 and March 4.
^ Denotes approximate game time. The first games on both days will have a firm start time. Each game will start 30 minutes following the conclusion of the preceding game but will not start before the listed time.
For tickets to the tournament, please visit ETSUTickets.com or call 423-439-3878.
 For more information on ETSU women’s basketball visit ETSUBucs.com and click on the women’s basketball tab.

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