The Texas State men’s basketball team will play in the first game of the 2009 State Farm Southland Conference Tournament at noon on Thursday, March 12 when the seventh-seeded Bobcats play against second-seeded Nicholls.
The other first round games include number-three seeded Sam Houston State playing against number-six seeded UTSA at 2:30 p.m., while the SLC regular-season champion Stephen F. Austin will play against number-eight seeded Southeastern Louisiana at 6:00 p.m., and fourth-seeded UT Arlington plays against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi at 8:30 p.m.
The winner of the Texas State-Nicholls game will play the winner of the Sam Houston State-UTSA game in a semifinal game at 6:05 p.m. on Friday, March 13. The other semifinal game will be played at 8:35 p.m. on Friday and features the winner of the Stephen F. Austin-Southeastern Louisiana game against the winner of the UTA and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi contest.
The championship game will be played on Sunday, March 15 at 12:03 p.m.
Tickets for the 2009 State Farm Southland Conference Tournament are on sale through the Texas State Ticket Office by calling (512) 245-2272.
Tickets are priced as low as $10 for a general admission session ticket and $15 for a reserved session ticket for any of the games played on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. A general admission ticket for Championship games is $8 and a reserved championship ticket is $10. A reserved ticket for the entire tournament is available for $75.
In addition, students with valid ID’s from Southland Conference universities are admitted free and children five and under are admitted free with an adult.
— FROM TEXAS STATE SPORTS INFORMATION/RICK POULTEREmail | Print