Basketball (M)

Men's Basketball to Play Wingate at Noon on Saturday in NCAA II Regional

AUGUSTA, SC -- Catawba will face off against Wingate in the opening game of the 2008 NCAA II Men’s Basketball South Atlantic Region Tournament on Saturday at noon at the Christenberry Arena on the campus of Augusta State University.  The two South Atlantic Conference foes split their two regular season meetings this season.  Catawba won 74-73 in Salisbury, while the Bulldogs took a 106-75 win at Wingate. 

Tickets for the regional will be $10 per session (2 games).  Augusta State hopes to have online purchasing available by Wednesday.  You can check on more regional info through the regional website at

Wingate (23-6) is the third-seed and won the regional as a four-seed last season.  Catawba (19-11) is seeded sixth after claiming the SAC’s automatic bid with its tournament title.  The other match-up in the opening session has second-seed and host Augusta State playing #7-seed J.C. Smith at approximately 2:30 p.m.  The Jaguars (22-6) were knocked out of the Peach Belt Conference in the quarterfinals by eventual champion Clayton State.  J.C. Smith (21-9), who Catawba split with this season, earned the automatic bid by winning the CIAA Tournament. 

In the night session, top-seeded USC Aiken (27-3) will have a rematch with Clayton State (17-14) at 6 p.m.  The two battled to triple overtime in the PBC Tournament final before Clayton State pulled out an 89-97 win to grab the automatic bid.  Catawba fell to Clayton State in last season’s regional which was also held at ASU.

The final game of the opening round will begin around 8:30 and will feature fourth-seeded Virginia Union (22-7), coached by Catawba Hall of Famer Dave Robbins, and fifth-seeded Lenoir-Rhyne (22-6).  Both teams received at-large bids after losing in their conference tournament semifinals.

Semifinal action will take place on Sunday with the first session winners facing off at 5 p.m., while Saturday’s night session winners will play at 7:30 p.m.  The Championship game will tip-off at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 18.

Today's Events

Cross Country @ SAC Championships (Newberry), W-4th, M-7th
Swimming @ East Carolina w/Campbell, 1:00
Volleyball @ Wingate, 2:00VideoStats
Football @ UNC Pembroke, 2:00Audio


«October 2016»
October 1

Cross Country @ Hagan Stone XC Classic W-1st; M-2nd

Volleyball @ Carson-Newman 3-2

Soccer (W) vs. BREVARD 2-0

Football @ Newberry 14-35

Soccer (M) vs. BREVARD 1-0

October 3

Golf (M) @ MB Intercollegiate (Ocean Ridge GC) 8th of 16

October 4

Golf (M) @ MB Intercollegiate (Ocean Ridge GC) 8th of 16

October 5

Tennis (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 6-3

Tennis (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 1-8

Soccer (M) @ Queens 2-1

Soccer (W) @ Queens 0-1

October 7

Swimming MEN vs. LIMESTONE 127-131

Swimming WOMEN vs. LIMESTONE 74-145

Cross Country @ Queens Invitational W-16th; M-21st

Volleyball vs. ANDERSON 3-1

October 8

Soccer (W) @ Carson-Newman 0-6

Football vs. LIMESTONE 0-6

Soccer (M) @ Carson-Newman 1-0

Volleyball vs. NEWBERRY 3-2

October 10

Golf (W) in RENDLEMAN INV. (CC of SALISBURY) 12th of 15

Golf (M) @ State Farm Inv. (Woodlake CC) 11th of 15

October 11

Golf (W) in RENDLEMAN INV. (CC of SALISBURY) 12th of 15

Golf (M) @ State Farm Inv. (Woodlake CC) 11th of 15

October 12

Soccer (W) vs. SAINT LEO 1-4

Soccer (M) @ Lees-McRae 3-2

October 13

Tennis (W) @ Lees-McRae 9-0

Tennis (M) @ Lees-McRae 7-2

October 14

Volleyball vs. BREVARD (Dig Pink Match) 3-1

October 15

Football @ Mars Hill 33-22

Soccer (W) vs. ANDERSON 1-1

Soccer (M) vs. ANDERSON 0-1

October 16

Golf (W) @ LeeAnn Noble Memorial (Achasta GC) 11th of 13

October 17

Golf (W) @ LeeAnn Noble Memorial (Achasta GC) 11th of 13

October 18

Golf (W) @ LeeAnn Noble Memorial (Achasta GC) 11th of 13

Volleyball @ Queens 1-3

October 19

Soccer (W) vs. WINGATE 0-3

Soccer (M) vs. WINGATE 0-2

October 22

Cross Country @ SAC Championships (Newberry) W-4th, M-7th

Swimming @ East Carolina w/Campbell 1 p.m.

Football @ UNC Pembroke 2 p.m.

Volleyball @ Wingate 2 p.m.

October 23

Soccer (W) @ Tusculum 1 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Tusculum 3:30 p.m.

October 25

Volleyball @ Coker 6 p.m.

Soccer (W) @ Limestone 7 p.m.

Soccer (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 7:30 p.m.

October 28

Soccer (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 3 p.m.

Soccer (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 5:30 p.m.

Volleyball @ Mars Hill 7 p.m.

October 29

Football vs. BREVARD (HC) 1:30 p.m.

Volleyball vs. TUSCULUM 5 p.m.


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Volleyball Team Photo