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WSSU Men and Women Find Out Their Seedings for the CIAA Tourney
CHARLOTTE, NC – The Winston-Salem State University men’s basketball team are locked in as the third seed in this year’s CIAA men’s basketball tournament that will begin Wednesday, March 1st at the Charlotte Bobcats Arena in Charlotte, NC. The Rams will face the CIAA East’s #6 seeded Tigers of Saint Paul’s College. Game time is at 7pm. The Rams are heavy favorites versus a seemingly overmatched Tiger team.
If the Rams win the game, they get the honor of facing the Bulldogs of Bowie State University on Thursday at 1:00 pm. The Bulldogs are the 2nd seed from the CIAA East.
The Rams faced the Tigers earlier this season beating them 88-76 in Winston Salem.
On the ladies side of the tourney, the Lady Rams of Winston-Salem State University will come into the tournament as the CIAA Western division 5th seed and will play the number 4 seed Lady Bulldogs of Bowie State University from the CIAA Eastern Division. The game is slated for Monday, February 27 at 9pm at the Charlotte Bobcats arena in Charlotte, NC. The Lady Rams look to pull off the upset against the Lady Bulldogs which would be a first this year. The Lady Bulldogs beat the Lady Rams handily earlier this year 76-50. The winner of the contest between the Lady Rams and Lady Bulldogs will face top-seeded Johnson C. Smith University on Tuesday at 7:00 pm.