SCC Men's Basketball to face Green River In first round

Sunday, February 28, 2010

by Douglas Palmer
SCC Director of Athletics and Recreation/Wellness

The pairings are set for the NWAACC Men's Basketball Championship. The Dolphins will face Green River Community College in the first round of the NWAACC Men's Basketball Championship. If SCC wins, they will face the winner of the Community College of Spokane or Clackamas Community College from Oregon in the second round.

Shoreline finished the season 19-5 overall, 13-3 in the NWAACC Northern Region and will be the #1 Seed from the Northern Region. Green River was 13-11 overall, 10-6 in the NWAACC Western Region and the #4 Seed from that division. The CC of Spokane is 21-5 overall and the #3 Seed from the Eastern Region, while Clackamas is also 21-5 and the #2 Seed from the Southern Region.

SCC will face Green River at 6 pm next Saturday, March 6, in the Toyota Center in Kennewick, WA. If the Dolphins win, they will play again at 6 pm on Sunday. If SCC loses, they will move to the consolation bracket and play at Noon on Sunday against the loser of Spokane/Clackamas.

This is the first trip to the NWAACC Championship for Shoreline in five years and the first region championship since 2001-02.

The NWAACC Men's Basketball Championship is a 16 team tournament, with the top four teams from each of the conferences four regions comprising the bracket. To win the NWAACC Championship, a team must win four games in four days. The NWAACC Women's Basketball Tournament is played at the same time at the same location as one men's game is play next to one women's game on the arena's floor.


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