The Savannah Sports Council (SSC) is proud to introduce the Savannah Invitational basketball tournament in 2016. The five-day event, which will take place November 22-26 at the Savannah Civic Center, will bring six women’s and eight men’s college basketball teams to Savannah.
Participating women’s teams and conferences, which are scheduled to play Nov. 22-24, are Auburn University (SEC), Ball State University (MAC), East Carolina University (AAC), Marist College (MAAC), North Carolina A&T (MEAC) and West Virginia University (Big 12).
Participating men’s teams and conferences, which are scheduled to play Nov. 25-26, are University of Akron (MAC), the U.S. Air Force Academy (MWC), East Carolina University (AAC), Florida A&M (MEAC), Georgia Southern University (Sunbelt), Mercer University (SoCon), Radford University (Big South) and Stetson (Atlantic Sun).
The tickets for the women’s tournament are $10 for mezzanine seats and $20 for lodge/floor tickets (group, college and military discounts available). See below for the women’s schedule:
Round One on Tuesday, Nov. 22
- East Carolina University vs. Marist College at 2 p.m.
- Auburn University vs. Ball State Universityat 4:30 p.m.
- North Carolina A&T vs. West Virginia University at 7 p.m.
Round Two on Wednesday, Nov. 23
- Ball State vs. North Carolina A&T at 2 p.m.
- East Carolina University vs. West Virginia University at 4:30 p.m.
- Marist College vs. Auburn University at 7 p.m.
Round Three on Thursday, Nov. 24
- North Carolina A&T vs. Marist College at 2 p.m.
- Ball State vs. East Carolina University at 4:30 p.m.
- West Virginia University vs. Auburn University at 7 p.m.
The tickets for the men’s tournament are $10 for mezzanine seats, $20 for lodge seats and $50 for floor seats (group, college and military discounts available). See below for the men’s schedule:
Round Three on Friday, Nov. 25
- Radford University vs. Stetson College at 12 p.m.
- Georgia Southern University vs. Florida A&M at 2:30 p.m.
- Mercer University vs. East Carolina University at 5 p.m.
- University of Akron vs. Air Force at 7:30 p.m.
Final Round on Saturday, Nov. 26
- Stetson College vs. Florida A&M at 12 p.m.
- Radford University vs. Georgia Southern University at 2:30 p.m.
- L1 vs. L2 at 5 p.m.
- W1 vs. W2 at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets for the tournament are on sale now and can be purchased online at SavannahInvitational.com or by calling the Savannah Civic Center Box office at 912.651.6556.
For media information or information about the event, contact Erica Backus, director of public relations for Visit Savannah, at EBackus@visitsavannah.com or 912.644.6405.