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Griz, Lady Griz to Host Big Sky Conference Tournaments

The seven-team Big Sky Conference men's basketball tournament begins Thursday, March 14, in UM's Dahlberg Arena. 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.

The seven-team Big Sky Conference women's basketball tournament will open Wednesday, March 13, in UM's Dahlberg Arena. Three quarterfinal games will be played Wednesday, two semifinal games Friday and the championship game 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 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 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 p.m. Saturday.

The Adams Center ticket office is open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

All-session ticket packages for the men's tournament will be on sale through noon  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.

In Wednesday's women's quarterfinal games, No. 2 Northern Colorado will play No. 7 Southern Utah at 3 p.m., No. 3 Eastern Washington will meet No. 6 Montana State at 5:30 p.m., and No. 4 Idaho State will face No. 5 Sacramento State at 8 p.m.

The two highest-seeded winners from Wednesday's quarterfinal games will play at 11 a.m. Friday in the opening semifinal game, with No. 1-seed Montana facing the lowest remaining seed at 1:30 p.m.

Saturday's championship game will be played at 2 p.m.

All-session ticket packages for the women's tournament will be on sale through noon Wednesday. Single-session tickets will go on sale at noon Wednesday. There will also be an all-session combination package available for both tournaments at a discounted rate. 

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