UTEP men earn 5th seed at Conference USA Tournament, Schedule included

UTEP men earn 5th seed at Conference USA Tournament, Schedule included
Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 10:07pm

After taking a share of its second straight regular season conference championship in its first year as a member of Conference USA, Louisiana Tech will be the No. 1 seed at the 2014 Conference USA Men's Basketball Championship, March 11-15 at the Don Haskins Center in El Paso, Texas.

The Bulldogs shared the C-USA regular season title with Tulsa, Middle Tennessee and Southern Miss. The four-way tie marked just the third time in the league's 19-year history that multiple teams tied for the regular season men's basketball crown and the first time since five schools shared the title in 2004.

All games will be played at the Don Haskins Center on the UTEP campus, site of the 2011 C-USA Championship. First, second and quarterfinal round games on Tuesday, March 11, Wednesday, March 12 and Thursday, March 13 will air on the C-USA Digital Network. The Friday semifinal games will be shown on CBS Sports Network at 2 and 4:30 (MDT). CBS will broadcast the championship game on Saturday, beginning at 10:35 a.m. (CDT).

More information to follow: http://www.conferenceusa.com/sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/030614aam.html

2014 Conference USA Championship Schedule
Don Haskins Center, El Paso, Texas

Tuesday, March 11
(10) North Texas vs. (15) Rice (C-USADN) 3:30p
(11) Florida Atlantic vs. (14) Marshall (C-USADN) 6:00p
(12) East Carolina vs. (13) UTSA (C-USADN) 8:30p

Wednesday, March 12
North Texas/Rice vs. (7) Tulane (C-USADN) 12:00p
FAU/Marshall vs. (6) Old Dominion (C-USADN) 2:30p
ECU/UTSA vs. (5) UTEP (C-USADN) 6:00p
(9) Charlotte vs. (8) UAB (C-USADN) 8:30p

Thursday, March 13
NT/Rice/Tulane vs. (2) Tulsa (C-USADN) 12:00p
FAU/MAR/ODU vs. (3) Middle Tennessee (C-USADN) 2:30p
ECU/UTSA/UTEP vs. (4) Southern Miss (C-USADN) 6:00p
UAB/Charlotte vs. (1) Louisiana Tech (C-USADN) 8:30p

Friday, March 14
Semifinal # 1 (CBS Sports Network) 2:00p
Semifinal # 2 (CBS Sports Network) 4:30p

Saturday, March 15
Championship Game (CBS) 9:35a

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