LADY BRONCOS BASKETBALL WILL FACE BOWIE STATE ON OPENING DAY OF 2017 CIAA TOURNAMENT

Feb. 19, 2017

Charlotte, NC -- The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) released the official 43rd Annual Women's Basketball Tournament bracket. Fayetteville State University (FSU) will compete on Tuesday, February 21st as the South's No. 5 seed against Bowie State (North No.4 seed) at 10:00 a.m. inside the Bojangles Coliseum in Charlotte, NC.

The 2017 CIAA Basketball Tournament will be held from Tuesday, February 21st -- Saturday, February 25th at the Bojangles Coliseum and the Spectrum Center (formerly known as the Time Warner Cable Arena) in Charlotte. Women's competition tips off at 10:00 a.m. EST.

The Last Meeting
Bowie State64
Fayetteville State50
January 9, 2017
Fayetteville, NC (Capel Arena)
LADY BRONCOS BASKETBALL SUFFERS 64-50 LOSS TO BOWIE STATE AT HOME
The Fayetteville State University women’s basketball team fell to Bowie State University 64-50 in a cross-divisional matchup held Monday, January 9th at Felton J. Capel Arena. FSU moves to 3-11 overall and 2-4 in conference.

Fayetteville State women's basketball finished the regular season 8-17 overall, 6-10 in the CIAA, and 4-6 in the Southern Division. The Lady Broncos won three of their last four games, including back to back victories over Shaw and then Saint Augustine's.

Tuesday's Women's Tournament contests are as follows: (10:00 a.m. Bowie State vs. Fayetteville State), (12:10 p.m. Virginia State vs. Saint Augustine's), (2:20 p.m. Shaw vs. Lincoln (PA)), and (4:30 p.m. Wisnton-Salem State vs. Elizabeth City State).

In the quarterfinals, Livingstone will await the winner of Virginia State & Saint Augustine's for a 10:00 a.m. tipoff on Wednesday, February 22nd; while Chowan will await their opponent between Shaw & Lincoln (PA) for their 12:10 p.m. contest. The winner between Winston-Salem State & Elizabeth City State will advance to face Virginia Union at 2:20 p.m. and Johnson C. Smith will play the winner between Bowie State & Fayetteville State at 4:30 p.m.

Games on Tuesday and Wednesday (Feb. 21-22) will be played at the Bojangles Coliseum, while the contests on Thursday through Saturday (Feb. 23-25) will be played at the Spectrum Center.


 

 

For more information regarding the 2017 CIAA Basketball Tournament, visit ciaatournament.org. Follow the CIAA on social media via Facebook (TheCIAA), Twitter (@CIAAForLife), Instagram (@CIAASports), or download the CIAA mobile app available for Apple and Android devices.

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