Tuesday, March 04, 2008

SEC Tournament Information

March 6-9, 2008
Sommet Center - Nashville, Tenn.

Game Teams Time (ET)/TV
First Round - Thursday, March 6
Game 1 #8 Ole Miss vs. #9 Miss. State 1:00/RSN
Game 2 #7 Florida vs. #10 S. Carolina 3:30/RSN
Game 3 #5 Georgia vs. #12 Alabama 7:30/RSN
Game 4 #6 Auburn vs. #11 Arkansas 10:00/RSN

Second Round - Friday, March 7
Game 5 #1 LSU vs. Game 1 winner 1:00/RSN
Game 6 #2 Tennessee vs. Game 2 winner 3:30/RSN
Game 7 #4 Kentucky vs. Game 3 winner 7:30/RSN
Game 8 #3 Vanderbilt vs. Game 4 winner 10:00/RSN

Semifinals - Saturday, March 8
Game 9 Game 5 winner vs. Game 7 winner 6:30/RSN
Game 10 Game 6 winner vs. Game 8 winner 9:00/RSN

Finals - Sunday, March 9
Game 11 Game 9 winner vs. Game 10 winner 7:30/ESPN2

RSN - FSN South, FSN Southwest and Sun Sports

Prices are: reserved tournament book, $75; general admission Dr Pepper Six-Pack tournament book, $45; reserved single-session (six sessions total), $15; general admission single-session, $10.

(800) 732-4849

Join Lady Vols head coach Pat Summitt and UT women's athletics director Joan Cronan, Thursday night, March 6, in Nashville, at Renaissance Nashville Hotel (611 Commerce Street), in the West Ballroom for a Lady Vols reception to tip-off the start of the 2008 SEC Tournament.

The registration begins at 5:15 p.m. (CT) and the event will conclude in time for basketball fans to attend the second session of SEC Tournament games on Thursday. The event will be the first of many alumni events associated with the 2008 SEC Women's Basketball Tournament in Nashville. Cost is $25. Included will be a full pasta buffet and door prizes will be awarded throughout the event.

Pre-reservations are preferred and can be done on-line at www.utalumni.tennessee.edu/bott.html. There will be LIMITED walkups available.

The fun continues throughout the weekend as the Lady Vols advance at the SEC Tournament. Prior to each Lady Vols game, the Tennessee Alumni Association and the UT Women's Athletics Department will host the Big Orange Tailgate Tour-Lady Vols Edition at 3rd aVenue South (pronounced “a venue”) (3rd Avenue South). The location is only a block from the Sommet Center! Admission is free!

The Big Orange Tailgate Tour - Lady Vols Edition will include a full pep rally with the UT pep band, cheerleaders and Smokey in attendance. Complimentary refreshments will be served. Door prizes will be given away during the event.

Big Orange Tailgate Tour - Lady Vols Edition:
Friday, March 7, 10 a.m. – Noon (CT)
*Saturday, March 8, 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. (CT)
*Sunday, March 9, 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. (CT)

*Contingent on the Lady Vols advancing in the SEC Tournament.

For more information, please contact Kris Phillips at the Tennessee Alumni Association, 865-974-3011.

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