Men's Basketball: Field set for LSC Championship

Published 03/02 2014 12:35AM

Updated 03/02 2014 12:40AM

The men's bracket for the Lone Star Conference Championship March 5-8 in Allen, Texas, was decided Saturday night as the league's basketball teams finished up the regular season.

The top eight teams have advanced to the LSC Championship Tournament and the postseason begins with first-round games on Wednesday, March 5.

Tarleton State and Midwestern State shared the LSC title with identical 12-2 records. TSU is the No. 1 seed by virtue of two wins over Angelo State, who split with MSU. The Texans earned their third championship, while the Mustangs claimed their sixth LSC title in eight years.

Tickets are available through Ticketmaster outlets and, as well as the Allen Event Center box office. Single-session tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students.

The LSC Men's Basketball Tournament Champion earns the league's automatic qualification to the 2014 NCAA Division II Men's Basketball South Central Regional held March 15, 16, and 18 at a site to be determined. The winner of the South Central Region will advance to the Elite Eight in Evansville, Ind. on March 26, 27 and 29.

Here's a look at the schedule for next week's men's tournament:

Lone Star Conference Men's Basketball Championship
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Game 2: 2:30, No. 2 Midwestern State vs. No. 7 Texas A&M-Kingsville
Game 4: 8:30, No. 1 Tarleton State vs. No. 8 West Texas A&M

Thursday, March 6, 2014
Game 6: 2:30, No. 3 Angelo State vs. No. 6 Cameron
Game 8: 8:30, No. 4 Texas A&M-Commerce vs. No. 5 Eastern New Mexico

Friday, March 7, 2014
Game 10: 2:30, Men Winner Game 2 vs. Winner Game 6
Game 12: 8:30, Men Winner Game 4 vs. Winner Game 8

Saturday, March 8, 2014
Game 14: 5:30, Men's Championship: Winner Game 10 vs. Winner Game 12

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