The LaGrange women's basketball team opens play in the USA South Tournament on Friday at Maryville College in Maryville, Tenn.
The Panthers (16-9), seeded fourth in the conference's West Division, will face fifth-seeded Covenant at 7 p.m. LC enters the tournament as the conference's hottest team with a seven-game winning streak.
LaGrange won both regular season meetings from the Scots (12-12). The Panthers won 62-53 in Mariotti Gym on Jan. 13 and 74-50 at Covenant on Jan. 28.
The LaGrange-Covenant winner plays top-seeded Maryville in the quarterfinals on Saturday at 5 p.m. The Panthers have reached the tournament semifinals three straight years.
At all venues and contests, tickets can be purchased at the event. Adult general admission is $8.00 while institutional faculty/staff/students along with senior citizens (65 years and older) and children are $3.00. Children under the age of six are free.
|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