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Big Sky Releases Basketball Tournament Bracket

Mar 8, 2020, 3:00 PM | Updated: 6:45 pm
Jerrick Harding - Sacramento State - Weber State...
Weber State guard Jerrick Harding. (Courtesy of Deseret News)
(Courtesy of Deseret News)

BOISE, Idaho – The Big Sky announced their bracket and matchups for the upcoming conference basketball tournament that will be played at Century Link Arena in Boise, Idaho.

The tournament will take place from Wednesday, March 11 to Saturday, March 14.

Southern Utah will be the No. 7 seed and will face No. 10 Idaho in the first round. The Thunderbirds won both regular season meetings against the Vandals with a 73-45 win in Moscow on January 27 and an 87-55 victory in Cedar City on February 29.

Weber State will be the No. 8 seed and will take on No. 9 Sacramento State in the first round. The Wildcats split their regular season series with the Hornets. Weber State lost the first meeting in Sacramento 71-57 on January 11 but picked up a 70-66 win in Ogden on February 6.

2020 Big Sky Tournament Bracket

Seeds

  1. Eastern Washington
  2. Northern Colorado
  3. Montana
  4. Portland State
  5. Montana State
  6. Northern Arizona
  7. Southern Utah
  8. Weber State
  9. Sacramento State
  10. Idaho
  11. Idaho State

Schedule

*Game times in MT. Start times for second and third games of day will be approximate times, 30 minutes after previous game ends.

First Round – Wednesday, March 11th, 2020

Game 1: No. 8 Weber State vs. No. 9 Sacramento State, 9:30 a.m. on Pluto TV channel 531 and WatchBigSky.com

Game 2: No. 7 Southern Utah vs. No. 10 Idaho, approximately 12 p.m. on Pluto TV channel 531 and WatchBigSky.com

Game 3: No. 6 Northern Arizona vs. No. 11 Idaho State, approximately 2:30 p.m. on Pluto TV channel 531 and WatchBigSky.com

Quarterfinals – Thursday, March 12th, 2020

Game 4: No. 1 Eastern Washington vs. No. 8 Weber State or No. 9 Sacramento State, 12 p.m. on Pluto TV channel 531 and WatchBigSky.com

Game 5: No. 4 Portland State vs. No. 5 Montana State, approximately 2:30 p.m. on Pluto TV channel 531 and WatchBigSky.com

Game 6: No. 2 Northern Colorado vs. No. 7 Southern Utah or No. 10 Idaho, 5:30 p.m. on Pluto TV channel 531 and WatchBigSky.com

Game 7: No. 3 Montana vs. No. 6 Northern Arizona or No. 11 Idaho State, approximately 8 p.m. on Pluto TV channel 531 and WatchBigSky.com

Semifinals – Friday, March 13th, 2020

Game 8: Winner of Game 4 and Game 5, 5:30 p.m. on Pluto TV channel 531 and WatchBigSky.com

Game 9: Winner of Game 6 and Game 7, approximately 8 p.m. on Pluto TV channel 531 and WatchBigSky.com

Championship – Saturday, March 14th, 2020

Game 10: Winner of Game 8 and Game 9, 6 p.m. on ESPN family of networks

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