March 6, 2014
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. ---- The UAB men's basketball team has earned a No. 8 seed in the 2014 Conference USA Men's Basketball Championship and will play the No. 9 seed Charlotte on Wednesday, March 12 at 8:30 p.m. MT/9:30 p.m. CT at the Don Haskins Center in El Paso, Texas, the C-USA office announced on Thursday.
The winner of the UAB vs. Charlotte game will play the No. 1 seed and Conference USA regular season co-champion Louisiana Tech on Thursday at 8:30 p.m. MT/9:30 p.m. CT.
The Blazers enter this year's championship with an 18-12 overall record and 7-9 mark in C-USA action. The 49ers enters Wednesday's contest with a 16-13 record and 7-9 mark in league play.
All games will be played at the Don Haskins Center on the UTEP campus. First, second and quarterfinal round games on Tuesday, March 11, Wednesday, March 12 and Thursday, March 13 will air on the C-USA Digital Network. The Friday semifinal games will be shown on CBS Sports Network at 2 and 4:30 (MDT). CBS will broadcast the championship game on Saturday, beginning at 10:35 a.m. (CDT).
More information can be found here: http://www.conferenceusa.com/sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/030614aam.html