March 1, 2011 > CSUEB to host CCAA hoops tourney
CSUEB to host CCAA hoops tourney
Submitted By Marty Valdez, CSUEB sports information director
Cal State East Bay will host the California Collegiate Athletic Association Basketball Championships on Friday and Saturday, March 4 and 5, in Hayward at Pioneer Gym.
First round play of the CCAA tourney for both the women and men will be held at the sites of the top four seeded institutions on Tuesday, March 1. The winners of those games advance to the semifinals, which will be held at Cal State East Bay on Friday, March 4.
Men's semifinal action will begin 12:30 p.m. followed by the second pairing at 3. Women's play on Friday will tip off at 5:30 p.m., followed by the second semifinal pairing, and final game of the day, at 8. On Saturday, March 5, the tournament will conclude with the men's championship game at 5 p.m. followed by the women's title contest at 7:30.
Ticket prices are general admission, $10 per day; $18 for a two-day pass. Student and senior tickets are $6 per day; $10 for the two-day pass. Children under the age of 12 are admitted for $2 a day; $3 for the two-day pass. A Family Pass (two adults, two children for two days) is $25.
There will be a free basketball clinic, and admission to the CCAA Championship basketball games, hosted by the Cal State East Bay women's and men's basketball teams. The clinic is open to female and male participants in third through eighth grade.
For more information about the CCAA Basketball Championships, call 510-885-2810. For information regarding the basketball clinic, call 510-885-4509.
What: CCAA Basketball Championships/(Free Basketball Clinic)
When: Friday, March 4, 12:30-10 p.m.; Saturday, March 5, 5-9:30 p.m. (Clinic prior to first game)
Where: Cal State University-East Bay Pioneer Gym in Hayward
How much: GA: $10/day, $18/pass; Student/Senior: $6/day, $10/pass; Children: $2/day, $3/pass; Family: $25/pass (Clinic Free for kids in 3rd to 8th grade)
Contact: 510-885-2810 (Clinic contact: 510-885-4509)