March 9, 2013
The seven-team Big Sky Conference men's basketball tournament begins Thursday afternoon at Dahlberg Arena in Missoula, Mont. Three quarterfinal games will be played Thursday, March 14, two semifinal games are slated for Friday, March 15, and the championship game is on Saturday, March 16.
Montana is also hosting the seven-team women's tournament, which runs on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.
In Thursday's men's quarterfinal games, No. 2 Weber State will play No. 7 TBA at 3 p.m., No. 3 North Dakota will meet No. 6 TBA at 5:30 p.m., and No. 4 Montana State will face No. 5 Northern Colorado at 8 p.m.
The two highest-seeded winners from Thursday's men's quarterfinal games will play at 5:30 p.m. Friday in the opening semifinal game, with No. 1-seed Montana facing the lowest remaining seed at 8:00 p.m.
The Lady Griz play their semifinal game against the lowest remaining seed on Friday at 1:30 p.m, while the two lowest remaining seeds for the women's tourney will tip off at 11:00 a.m. Friday morning.
Saturday's men's championship game will be played at 7 p.m. The women's championship game will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday.
The Adams Center ticket office will be open from 1-6 p.m. on Sunday, however they will not be manning the phones on Sunday. Starting Monday, the Adams Center ticket office will be open its normal hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
All-session ticket packages for the men's tournament will be on sale through noon on Thursday. Single-session tickets will go on sale at noon Thursday. There will also be an all-session combination package available for both tournaments at a discounted rate.
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