Campbell University proudly announced on Wednesday that Buies Creek will play host to the upcoming 2016 Big South Men’s Basketball Conference Tournament from Mar. 3-6 at the Gilbert Craig Gore Arena in the John W. Pope Jr. Convocation Center.
— Campbell Athletics (@GoCamels) November 4, 2015
“We could not be more excited about this opportunity to host the 2016 Big South men’s basketball tournament,” said Campbell University President J. Bradley Creed.
Campbell was led by an extensive bid under Athletic Director Bob Roller, who echoes the level of excitement from Dr. J. Bradley Creed for bringing Big South basketball to Buies Creek.
— Campbell Basketball (@GoCamelsMBB) November 4, 2015
“Campbell basketball is a deeply rooted tradition in North Carolina, and our location in the Research Triangle Region is ideal for hosting fans of Big South member schools. We’re ready for some March Madness on the campus of Campbell University.”
2016 Big South Conference Men’s Basketball Championship
March 3-6 (at Campbell)
Thursday, March 3 – First Round
No. 8 seed vs. No. 9 seed, TBA (BigSouthNetwork)
No. 7 seed vs. No. 10 seed, TBA (BSN)
No. 6 seed vs. No. 11 seed, TBA (BSN)
Friday, March 4 – Quarterfinals
No. 1 seed vs. Winner 8/9, 12:00pm (ESPN3)
No. 4 seed vs. No. 5 seed, 2:00pm (ESPN3)
No. 2 seed vs. Winner 7/10, 6:00pm (ESPN3)
No. 3 seed vs. Winner 6/11, 8:00pm (ESPN3)
Saturday, March 5 – Semifinals
Semifinal Game 1, TBA (ESPN3)
Semifinal Game 2, TBA (ESPN3)
Sunday, March 6 – Championship
Championship Game, 2:30pm (ESPN2)
Campbell opens the regular season next Friday, Nov. 13 starting at 8:15 p.m. against Montreat College. Follow the Fighting Camels’ road to March Madness using the hashtag #CreekMadness.