UAFS Lions Host Conference Tournament

      Pairings and game times have been set for this weekend’s Heartland Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament hosted by UAFS at the Stubblefield Center.

     UAFS (21-5, 14-4) won the regular-season conference title and will be the No. 1 seed. Texas A&M International (20-8, 13-5) will be the No. 2 seed, St. Mary’s (19-7, 12-6) will be the No. 3 seed and the University of Texas of the Permian Basin (16-10, 10-8) will be the No. 4 seed.

     UAFS will play UTPB at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, and Texas A&M International will play St. Mary’s at 7:30 p.m. on Friday.  The championship game will be at 4 p.m. on Saturday. The winner will earn an automatic bid to the NCAA Division II South Central Region Tournament.

     Tickets will be $6 for adults and $4 for non-UAFS students. An all-tournament pass may be purchased for $10. UAFS students, faculty and staff will be admitted free with a current university ID. Heartland Conference passes also will be accepted.

    Come out and support your Lions! We need to fill the Stubblefield Center with Lions Fans!