SECHC Tournament Game Times Announced

February 2, 2011 – The SECHC Tournament field has been set and the seeds are locked. The tournament will start Friday, February 25 in Pelham, Ala. and Atlanta, Ga. before meeting in Columbus, Ga. Saturday and Sunday to crown a champion.

The West seeds were locked after this past weekend. Arkansas earned the top seed with Alabama and Ole Miss following. Auburn will replace LSU for the No. 4 seed as LSU is on probation for having to forfit seven games this season, including five conference games. In the East, Florida has secured the No. 1 seed and South Carolina is locked in at No. 2. Georgia defeated Tennessee to move into the No. 3 seed in the last confrence game of the regular season.

On Friday, February 25, the opening round will be regionally located as the teams make their way to Columbus, Ga. The East teams will meet in Atlanta, Ga. and the West teams will meet in Pelham, Ala. In the West Bracket, No. 1 Arkansas will face No. 4 Auburn at 6:00 pm at the Pelham Civic Center. Following that game, No. 2 Alabama will face No. 3 Ole Miss at 8:30 pm. In the East Bracket, No. 1 Florida will play No. 4 Tennessee at 10:15 pm. No. 3 Georgia will play No. 2 South Carolina at 8:00 pm.

After the opening round of games, all teams will travel to Columbus, Ga for Round 2 and the consolation games. Day 2’s schedule starts at 1:00 pm at the Columbus Civic Center. Consolation games will be at 1:00 pm and 3:30 pm with the winners of those games playing in the 5th Place game on Sunday.

The Semi-final games will be at 6:00 pm and 8:30 pm. At 6:00 pm, the winner of Florida and Tennessee will face off against the winner of Alabama and Ole Miss. At 8:30 pm, The winner of South Carolina and Georgia will face off against the winner of Arkansas and Auburn.

On Sunday, the 5th place game will be at 10:00 am. The third place game will follow at 1:00 pm. The Championship game is scheduled for 4:00 pm.

Detailed Schedule

Round 1
Friday, February 25

@ Pelham, AL
6:00 pm: 1W Arkansas vs. 4W Auburn
8:30 pm: 2W Alabama vs. 3W Ole Miss

@ Atlanta, GA
10:15 pm: 1E Florida vs. 4E Tennessee
8:00 pm: 2E South Carolina vs. 3E Georgia

Round 2
Saturday, February 26
@ Columbus, GA Civic Center

1:00pm Consolation 1: Loser West 1v4 vs. Loser East 2v3
3:30pm Consolation 2: Loser East 1v4 vs. Loser West 2v3
6:00pm Semi-Final 1: Winner East 1v4 vs. Winner West 2v3
8:30pm Semi-Final 2: Winner West 1v4 vs. Winner East 2v3

Round 3
Sunday, February 27
@ Columbus, GA Civic Center 

10:00am 5th Place game: Winner Consolation 1 vs. Winner Consolation 2
1:00pm 3rd Place game: Loser Semi-Final 1 vs. Loser Semi-Final 2
4:00pm Championship Game: Winner Semi-Final 1 vs. Winner Semi-Final 2