FSU BRONCOS TO PLAY BRACKET BUSTER AS #6 SOUTH SEED IN CIAA TOURNEY

FSUBRONCOSDOTCOM The CIAA Basketball Tournament will be held in the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, NC
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The CIAA Basketball Tournament will be held in the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, NC
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Feb. 24, 2013

CHARLOTTE, NC - The regular season as now come to an end and all records now stand at 0-0. Fayetteville State is accustomed to playing spoiler in the CIAA Tournament. Even 40 years ago when the 1973 Broncos defeated reigning champion Norfolk State for the institutions only crown. Fayetteville State has appeared in four championship games since 1997.

Fayetteville State will have a task with its first game on Tuesday night in Time Warner Cable Arena. The #6 South Seed Broncos will face-off against #5 North Virginia State at 7:00 pm in the opening round.

The Last Meeting
Fayetteville State54
Virginia State72
January 5, 2013
Petersburg, VA
ANTHONY SHELTON SCORES 15 IN FSU'S 72-54 LOSS AT VIRGINIA STATE
The Fayetteville State (6-5, 1-1 CIAA) men's basketball team suffered a 72-54 setback to Virginia State on Saturday evening at the Daniel Gymnasium. The Broncos shot its lowest field goal percentage of the season (in a loss) with its 16-of-48 (33.3%) performance. Anthony Shelton (So., Cary, NC) led his teammates with 15 points. Virginia State (6-5, 1-1 CIAA) went into the locker room leading 35-27 at halftime.

FSU was defeated by VSU 72-54 on January 5th while the Broncos were on a six-game road trip. The winner of the matchup will face St. Augustine's on Wednesday night at 7:00 pm.

All-CIAA performer Tyrrel Tate will be honored during the tip-off awards luncheon in Charlotte at the ballroom of the convention center.

Fayetteville State has advanced past the opening round the past two seasons including a semi-final appearance in 2011.

Tournament tickets are still available for purchase by visiting the CIAA Tournament website: www.ciaatournament.org or www.ticketmaster.com. Single day tickets for Tuesday and Wednesday only, are available for purchase at the TWC Arena box office. $25 general admission; $10 students with ID. For an official schedule of events visit www.ciaatournament.org. All games and post game press conferences will be streamed live online. To follow visit: www.livestream.com/ciaa.

Game Times and Seedings:
Tuesday, February 26
Women

#4S St. Augustine's vs #5N Chowan 11:00am
#3N Virginia St. vs #6S Livingstone 1:00pm
#3S Winston-Salem St. vs #6N Bowie St. 3:00pm
#4N Lincoln (PA) vs #5S Johnson C. Smith 5:00pm

 

 

Men
#5N Virginia St. vs #6S Fayetteville St. 7:00pm
#5S Shaw vs #6N Chowan 9:00pm

Wednesday, February 27
Women

#2N Virginia Union vs 3N/6S 11:00am
#1N Elizabeth City St. vs 4S/5N 1:00pm
#1S Fayetteville St. vs 4N/5S 3:00pm
#2S Shaw vs 3S/6N 5:00pm

Men
#4 S St. Augustine's vs 5N/6S 7:00pm
#4N Bowie St. vs 5S/6N 9:00pm

Thursday, February 28
Men

#2N Elizabeth City St. vs #3S Johnson C. Smith 1:00pm
#2S Winston-Salem St. vs #3N Virginia Union 3:00pm
#1S Livingstone vs 4S/6S/5N 7:00pm
#1N Lincoln (PA) vs 4N/6N/5S 9:00pm

Friday, March 1
Women

1:00, 3:00pm

Men
7:00pm, 9:00pm

Saturday, March 2
Women's Final- 5:00pm
Men's Final- 8:30pm

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