DENTON, Texas - The North Texas women's basketball team enters the 2013 Sun Belt Conference Championship as the No. 6 seed as the league released the seeding and schedule for the upcoming tournament in Hot Springs. The Mean Green faces off against Louisiana-Lafayette on Friday, March 8 at 2:30 p.m. at the Summit Arena.
North Texas finished in a tie with South Alabama, but held the tie breaker advantage over the Jaguars to earn the No. 6 seed. North Texas swept the season series with Louisiana-Lafayette, winning 72-59 at home and 64-46 on the road.
The Mean Green won 10 conference games this season, the most in a single season since 2001-02 and the second most since joining the Sun Belt.
Championship Schedule of Events
Friday, March 8
Game 1 - No. 8 Florida Atlantic vs. No. 9 Louisiana-Monroe - 12:00 p.m. (Summit Arena)Game 2 - No.7 South Alabama vs. No. 10 Troy - 2:00 p.m. (Convention Center Court)Game 3 - No. 6 North Texas vs. No. 11 Louisiana-Lafayette - 2:30 p.m. (Summit Arena)
Saturday, March 9
Game 4 - No. 1 Middle Tennessee vs. Winner Game 1 - 12:00 p.m. (Sun Belt Network - Summit Arena)
Game 5 - No. 4 Arkansas State vs. No. 5 FIU - 11:30 a.m. (Convention Center Court)Game 6 - No. 2 UALR vs. Winner Game 2 - 2:30 p.m. (Sun Belt Network - Summit Arena)
Game 7 - No. 3 WKU vs. Winner Game 3 - 2:00 p.m. (Convention Center Court)
Sunday, March 10
Game 8 - Winner Game 4 vs. Winner Game 5 - 12:00 p.m. (Sun Belt Network - Summit Arena)
Game 9 - Winner Game 6 vs. Winner Game 7 - 2:30 p.m. (Sun Belt Network - Summit Arena)
Monday, March 11
Championship Game - Winner Game 8 vs. Winner Game 9 - 1:00 p.m. (ESPNU - Summit Arena)
NOTE: All Game times are Central and Subject to Change