WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - With the conclusion of the regular season on Sunday, final seedings and games times are set for the 2014 Pac-12 Women’s Basketball Tournament in KeyArena in Seattle. Washington claims the No. 6 seed and faces No. 11 seed Utah as the action kicks off on Thursday, March 6 and runs through Sunday, March 9. Tickets for next week’s event are still available at www.pac-12.com/tickets.
Single-session tickets can be purchased at pac-12.com/tickets. Single session reserved tickets in the lower bowl start at $20 and general admission tickets in the lower bowl start at $10 plus Ticketmaster fees. A limited number of court side tickets still remain for each session and start at $30 plus Ticketmaster fees. Nearly 26,500 fans attended the 2013 Pac-12 Tournament, the second-largest crown in the history of the event. Fans are urged to secure their tickets early to get the best seats.
In addition, anyone who attends the WIAA 2014 3A & 4A Hardwood Classic State Basketball Championship can bring their ticket stub to the KeyArena box office during the tournament to receive 50 percent off the single-session ticket price.
With a win over No. 18 California on Saturday night, Washington secured the No. 6 seed, going 10-8 in Conference play and 17-12 on the season. The Huskies take on No. 11 Utah (11-18, 4-14) on Thursday in the final game of the day at 8:30 p.m. The Dawgs won both meeting during the regular season, although each contest was extremely close.
The city of Seattle and KeyArena is host of the Pac-12 Women’s Basketball Tournament for the second-consecutive year and is sure to deliver a dynamic atmosphere for fans and student-athletes for the Conference’s premier women’s sporting event. KeyArena is home to the two-time WNBA Champion Seattle Storm and has entertained more than 10 millions guests. A commuter-friendly city, fans have a convenient link between downtown Seattle and the Seattle Center with the Seattle Center Monorail.
Stanford is the seven-time defending tournament champion, winning 10 times overall. ASU won the inaugural title in 2002 and UCLA upset the Cardinal to claim the 2006 crown.
The Pac-12 Women’s Basketball Tournament will have unprecedented coverage on the Pac-12 Networks and ESPN, with 10 games broadcast live on the Conference’s networks and the championship game live on ESPN.
Pac-12 Networks’ comprehensive coverage will include Anne Marie Anderson, Tammy Blackburn, Krista Blunk, Mary Murphy and Jill Savage on location in Seattle, plus host Ashley Adamson and analysts Ros Gold-Onwude and Ann Schatz from Pac-12 Networks’ San Francisco studios. Former Stanford All-American Nneka Ogwumike will make her Pac-12 Networks broadcast debut, joining Adamson and Gold-Onwude during the tournament semifinals. ESPN’s broadcast team for the final will be Roxy Bernstein and Mary Murphy.
For the latest Pac-12 Women’s Basketball Tournament bracket, news, and more, visit Pac-12.com. For up-to-the-minute updates, follow on twitter at @pac12 and on Facebook (facebook.com/pac12conference). Fans can also follow on the Pac-12 Networks on twitter for exclusive content at @pac12networks.
2014 PAC-12 WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT
Thursday-Sunday, March 6-9
KeyArena, Seattle, Wash.
Thursday, March 6 • Pac-12 Networks
Game 1: #8 UCLA (13-17, 7-11) vs. #9 Colorado (16-13, 6-12), 12 p.m.
Game 2: #5 USC (18-12, 11-7) vs. #12 Arizona (5-24, 1-17), 2:30 p.m.
Game 3: #7 Washington State (15-15, 9-9) vs. #10 Oregon (15-14, 6-12), 6 p.m.
Game 4: #6 Washington (17-12, 10-8) vs. #11 Utah (11-18, 4-14), 8:30 p.m.
Friday, March 7 • Pac-12 Networks
Game 5: #1 Stanford (28-2, 17-1) vs. #8/9 Seed, 12 p.m.
Game 6: #4 Arizona State (22-8, 11-7) vs. #5/12 Seed, 2:30 p.m.
Game 7: #2 California (21-8, 13-5) vs. #7/10 Seed, 6 p.m.
Game 8: #3 Oregon State (21-9, 13-5) vs. #6/11 Seed, 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 8 • Pac-12 Networks
Game 9: Winner Game 5 vs. Winner Game 6, 6 p.m.
Game 10: Winner Game 7 vs. Winner Game 8, 8:30 p.m.
Sunday, March 9 • ESPN
Game 11: Championship game, 6 p.m. PT/9 p.m. ET