A-10 Women's Basketball Championship Begins Friday

March 3, 2005

WASHINGTON, DC - GW's Smith Center will host the 2005 Atlantic 10 Women's Basketball Championship. Tournament action begins on Friday, March 4 at 12:00 p.m. with a first-round contest between La Salle and Saint Joseph's and continues through the tournament championship tilt on Monday, March 7 at 5:00 p.m.

Eleven games will take place over the four days with the tournament winner receiving the the A-10's automatic berth in the NCAA Women's Basketball Championship.

George Washington won a share of the regular-season conference title for the fourth consecutive year and received a bye into the quarterfinal round. The Colonials will take on the winner of Dayton/Fordham on Saturday, March 5 at 4:00 p.m.

Adult single-session tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the Smith Center box office. The first 500 students with their GWorld identiciation cards will be admitted free each day. In addition, the two tournament semifinals on Sunday, March 6 will be broadcast on Atlantic 10 Television with Monday's championship game to air live on ESPN2.

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