Related: USA South Release
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- The Covenant women's basketball team will be the No. 5 seed entering the USA South Tournament this weekend. The Scots will face No. 4 seed LaGrange in the first round of the tournament on Friday at 7 p.m. in Maryville, Tenn., on the campus of Maryville College.
The Covenant-LaGrange winner will face No. 1 seeded Maryville on Saturday at 5 p.m. in the quarterfinal round. The semifinals and championship of the tournament will be held on Feb. 24-25 at the highest remaining seed after the quarterfinals.
The trip to the tournament will be the first for the Scots since joining the USA South. Covenant (12-12, 6-8 USA South) finished the regular season winning four of its final five games, including an 86-83 victory at Salem on Saturday that clinched the No. 5 seed. LaGrange won both the meetings with the Scots during the regular season.
|2017 USA South Women's Basketball Tournament Schedule|
First Round - Friday, February 17
First Round - Saturday, February 18
Quarterfinals - Saturday, February 18
Quarterfinals - Sunday, February 19
|Semifinals - Friday, February 24 (played at highest remaining divisional seed after quarterfinals)
Game 5 Winner vs. Game 6 Winner - TBA
Game 7 Winner vs. Game 8 Winner - TBA
|Final - Saturday, February 25 (played at highest remaining divisional seed after quarterfinals)
Semifinal Winners - TBA
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