The Mason women’s basketball team travels to the Richmond Coliseum to take on 13th seed Massachusetts in the Opening Round of the Atlantic 10 Women’s Basketball Championships at 7 p.m. on Wednesday.
Entering the Tournament as the 12th seed, Mason (7-22, 1-15 A-10) will face UMass (4-26, 1-15 A-10) for the second time this season, with the Patriots taking the last decision, 101-73, in February. The winner of this matchup will take on 5th seed Saint Joseph’s at 2:30 p.m. in the First Round on Thursday.
The First-Round will also feature 8th seed VCU and 9th seed Richmond facing off at noon, as well as 7th seed La Salle taking on 10th seed Saint Louis at 5 p.m. and 6th seed Duquesne facing 11th seed Rhode Island at 7:30 p.m.
Quarterfinal action takes place on Friday with top-seed Dayton, 4th seed George Washington, 2nd seed St. Bonaventure and 3rd seed Fordham facing the first round winners.
The four quarterfinal winners advance to Semifinal Saturday with games at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. broadcast live on CBS Sports Network.
The Finals will take place on Sunday at 11 a.m. and will be broadcast live on ESPNU with the winner receiving the A-10’s automatic bid to the 2014 NCAA Tournament.