March 2, 2011

Northeast Conference Tournament March Madness Tips-Off Saturday Inside the Pitt Center

Sacred Heart rolls into the postseason as winners of four of its last five and continue the drive for a third Northeast Conference championship in six years.  The Pioneers and CCSU split the regular season series with SHU winning the most recent meeting on February 21, 71-55, on the Blue Devils home court.  The two sides will clash in the postseason for the second straight season at 3:00 pm inside the William H. Pitt Center.

Women's Basketball Tournament Ticket Information

Tickets for the Northeast Conference women's basketball tournament quarterfinal round game, which will take place in the William H. Pitt Center on the campus of Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT on Saturday, March 5th are on sale now.  You may call the Sacred Heart Athletic Ticket Office at 203/ 396-TIXX between 9:00 am and 6:00 pm to place orders, or email your ticket request to adzigianm@sacredheart.edu.  The back-up phone line is 203/ 365-7601.

For all Northeast Conference women's basketball tournament information, please visit:
http://www.northeastconference.org/Sports/wbball/2011/wbb-tournamenthomepage.asp


Saturday, March 5 - Women's Quarterfinals

A quarterfinal round game will be played at Sacred Heart University William H. Pitt Center:
3:00 pm - #3 Sacred Heart vs. #6 Central CT State

Directions to the Sacred Heart University William H. Pitt Center:
http://www.sacredheartpioneers.com/fanCenter/visiting-fan-guide.pdf

 


Tuesday, March 8 - Women's Semifinals

The semifinal round game will be played at the home sites of the highest remaining seeds:

7:00 pm - (If Sacred Heart hosts; game to be played in William H. Pitt Center)  


Sunday, March 13 – Women's Championship Game

The championship game will be played at 3:00 pm at the home of the highest remaining seed and will be televised live on ESPNU.

 

****NEC Tournament Ticket Policy****

Please note that per NEC policy, there are no complimentary tickets for the Northeast Conference Tournament. 

Sacred Heart students, with a valid SHU ID, will receive a complimentary ticket to all HOME tournament games, courtesy of the Department of Athletics, the Student Life Office, the Division of Enrollment Planning & Student Affairs and the Student Government.

Sacred Heart faculty and staff must purchase tickets for all HOME tournament games.

Sacred Heart faculty, staff and students must purchase tickets for all AWAY tournament games.

 

Ticket Prices - Women's Quarterfinals and Semifinals Only

Adults: $10.00

Students w / ID: $5.00

Youth ages 5-17: $5.00

Children (under 5): FREE with ticket

Courtside: $15.00 (20 reserved seats at courtside)

 

Live Video will be provdided for Saturday's quarterfinal game by Northeast Conference TV at:

http://www.NortheastConference.TV