GC Pride WBB Earn #1 Northern Seed In Upcoming USA South Tournament

GREENSBORO, NC – After the conclusion of the regular season on Sunday afternoon, the USA South Athletic Conference announced their pairings for the upcoming women’s basketball tournament.

Following their win against the Pacers of William Peace on Sunday, the Pride women have earned the #1 seed from the northern division in the upcoming USA South Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament.

The tournament will get underway on Thursday afternoon on the campus of Maryville College when the Pride take on the Monarchs of Methodist University who finished the regular season as the northern division’s #4 seed.

The Pride and the Monarchs have met twice on the season with Greensboro coming out on top both times. The Pride defeated the Monarchs ,64-46, in Hanes Gymnasium on January 24th before coming away with a 80-73 victory in Fayetteville just seven days ago.

Greensboro and Methodist will get underway at 3:00 PM on Thursday afternoon. For the latest on the 2015 USA South Women’s Basketball Tournament and Pride Athletics, continue to follow www.greensborocollegesports.com.

The 2015 Women’s Basketball Tournament seeding is as follows:

North Division

Seed  Team             Record
#1    Greensboro        16-3
#2    Ferrum            15-4
#3    Meredith          10-9
#4    Methodist          9-10
#5    Averett            9-10
--    William Peace      6-13
--    N.C. Wesleyan      5-14
--    Mary Baldwin       0-19

South Division

Seed  Team             Record
#1    Maryville         15-1
#2    LaGrange          11-5
#3    Piedmont          11-5
--    Huntingdon         7-9
--    Covenant           2-14

Women’s Basketball Tournament Schedule – all games played at Maryville College
First Round – Thursday, February 26, 2015
#2 South-LaGrange vs. #3 North-Meredith – 1:00pm
#1 North-Greensboro vs. #4 North-Methodist – 3:00pm
#2 North-Ferrum vs. #3 South-Piedmont – 5:00pm
#1 South-Maryville vs. #5 North-Averett – 7:00pm

Semifinals – Friday, February 27, 2015
#2 South/#3 North Winner vs. #1 North/#4 North Winner – 5:00pm
#2 North/#3 South Winner vs. #1 South/#5 North Winner – 7:00pm

Finals – Saturday, February 28, 2015
Semifinal Winners – 2:00pm