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Glenville State Secures Top Seed in WVIAC Tourament

Glenville State secured the top seed in WVIAC Women’s Basketball Tournament

Glenville State secured the top seed in next week’s WVIAC Women’s Basketball Tournament and will have a first-round bye

Princeton, WV – Glenville State secured the top seed in next week’s WVIAC Women’s Basketball Tournament and will have a first-round bye.

The Pioneers (26-2, 21-1) completed the regular season with 20 straight wins and will rest until Wednesday’s quarterfinal in the Civic Center. GSC will play the 6:30 p.m. game of the quarterfinals.

Earlier in the week, West Liberty secured the second seed. The Hilltoppers completed the 2012-13 regular season with a mark of 19-7 overall and 17-5 against league play. WLU will host Ohio Valley (2-24, 2-20) at 7:30 p.m. on Monday in a first-round game.

Fairmont State completed the year with a 19-9 overall mark, including a 16-6 effort against conference opponents. The Falcons host Wheeling Jesuit (8-18, 5-17) at 7:30 p.m. on Monday.

Davis & Elkins (15-11, 14-8) secured a huge win in its regular-season finale and earned the No. 4 spot in the upcoming tournament. The Senators host Alderson-Broaddus (7-19, 6-16) at 6:30 p.m. on Monday.

Seton Hill earned the No. 5 seed after recording a win over Pitt-Johnstown Saturday afternoon. The Griffins (16-12, 13-9) entertain No. 12 Concord (7-21, 6-16) at 7 p.m. Monday evening.

With a win over its rival on Saturday, West Virginia State garnered the No. 6 spot in the tournament. The Yellow Jackets (13-13, 12-10) host the defending WVIAC Champion West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats (8-17, 7-15) Monday night at 7 p.m.

Shepherd earned a huge win over West Liberty Thursday night, helping the Rams earn a first-round home game. SU (13-13, 12-10) hosts Bluefield State (13-12, 11-11) at 7 p.m. on Monday.

For the second straight season, Pitt-Johnstown (14-11, 12-10) hosts Charleston (145-12, 11-11) in a first-round contest. This season, the Lady Cats earned the No. 8 seed.

First-round match-ups are played on the campuses of the higher seeds. All games are slated to be played Monday, Feb. 25.

#1 – Glenville State – Bye
#2 West Liberty vs. #15 Ohio Valley – 7:30 p.m.
#3 Fairmont State vs. #14 Wheeling Jesuit – 7:30 p.m.
#4 Davis & Elkins vs. #13 Alderson-Broaddus – 6:30 p.m.
#5 Seton Hill vs. #12 Concord – 7 p.m.
#6 West Virginia State vs. #11 West Virginia Wesleyan – 7 p.m.
#7 Shepherd vs. #10 Bluefield State – 7 p.m.
#8 Pitt-Johnstown vs. #9 Charleston – 7 p.m.

Quarterfinals – Wednesday, Feb. 27 (Charleston Civic Center)
#4/#13 winner vs. #5/#12 winner – 1 p.m.
#2/#15 winner vs. #7/#10 winner – 3:30 p.m.
#1 Glenville State vs. #8/#9 winner – 6:30 p.m.
#3/#14 vs. #6/#11 – 8:30 p.m.

Semifinals – Friday, March 1 (Charleston Civic Center)
Winner of quarterfinal #1 and quarterfinal #2 – 1 p.m.
Winner of quarterfinal #3 and quarterfinal #4 – 3:30 p.m.

Finals – Saturday, March 2 (Charleston Civic Center)
Winner of semifinal games – 1:07 p.m.

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