RAMS TO HOST RICHMOND IN A-10 CHAMPIONSHIP

RICHMOND, Va. – The VCU Women's Basketball team earned the No. 8 seed and will host No. 9 Richmond in the Atlantic 10 Women's Basketball Championship First Round at the E.J. Wade Arena at the Stuart C. Siegel Center at 1 p.m. on Sunday, February 26.

Tickets for the game are $7 for adults and $4 for youth and senior citizens. Tickets are available for purchase HERE. All fans will be required to purchase tickets, including those with VCU All-Sport Passes and Kids' Club memberships. Tickets can be purchased online or in person at the VCU Ticket Office. VCU students will have free admission to the game with a valid VCU student ID.

The winner of the matchup will face No. 1 Dayton on Friday, March 3 at 11 a.m. at the Richmond Coliseum. That game will be televised on American Sports Network.

The Rams concluded the regular season with two consecutive wins and finished with an overall record of 15-14 and an 8-8 mark in A-10 play. VCU finished tied for seventh place in the standings with Duquesne but received the No. 8 seed due to the league's tiebreaker.

VCU swept Richmond during the regular season with a 62-55 victory at home on Jan. 5 and a 57-55 win at Richmond on Jan. 31. The Rams also met the Spiders last season in the A-10 Championship last season as VCU won 62-42 in the second round.

For the quarterfinal rounds and beyond, tickets can be purchased at the Richmond Coliseum sweetFrog box office at 601 E. Leigh Street or online at richmondcoliseum.net.

First round games will be streamed live on the A-10 Network through Atlantic10.com. Friday's quarterfinals will be televised on ASN and streamed on americansporstnet.com/live. Saturday's semifinals will air at 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on CBS Sports Network, while Sunday's championship final will be on ESPNU and streamed on WatchESPN at noon.

FIRST ROUND | Saturday, February 25
#11 St. Bonaventure at #6 La Salle | Noon | A-10 Network
#10 George Mason at #7 Duquesne | 2:00 pm | A-10 Network
#14 Rhode Island at #3 Saint Joseph's | 2:00 pm | A-10 Network

FIRST ROUND | Sunday, February 26
#9 Richmond at #8 VCU | 1:00 pm | A-10 Network
#12 Davidson at #5 Fordham | 2:00 pm | A-10 Network
#13 Massachusetts at #4 Saint Louis | 3:00 pm | A-10 Network

QUARTERFINALS | Friday, March 3
Game: 7:  #1 Dayton vs. Winner of VCU/Richmond | 11:00 AM | ASN
Game 8:    Winner of Saint Louis/Massachusetts vs. Winner of Fordham/Davidson | 2:00 PM | ASN
Game 9:  #2 George Washington vs. Winner of Duquesne/George Mason | 4:30 PM | ASN
Game 10:  Winner of Saint Joseph's/Rhode Island vs. Winner of La Salle/St. Bonaventure | 7:00 PM | ASN

SEMIFINALS | Saturday, March 4
Game 11:  Winner Game 7 vs. Winner Game 8 | 11:00 AM | CBSSN
Game 12:  Winner Game 9 vs. Winner Game 10 | 1:30 PM | CBSSN

FINAL | Sunday, March 5
Game 13:  Winner Game 11 vs. Winner Game 12 | Noon | ESPNU

 
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