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March 1, 2004

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The No. 7 seed Virginia women’s basketball team will face No. 2 seed North Carolina in the quarterfinal round of the 2004 ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament, conference officials announced on Monday.

The Cavaliers (13-15) and Tar Heels (22-5) tip off on Saturday, March 6 at 2:30 p.m. The Regional Sports Network (Comcast, Fox Sports Net South, Sunshine Network) will televise the game live.

The winner of the quarterfinal game advances to Sunday’s semifinal at 3:30 p.m. The championship is slated for Monday, March 8 at 7:30 p.m. All games will be played at the Greensboro Coliseum.

For the first time in league history, six of the eight ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament games are set to be televised. The opening round game on Friday, as well as the first two quarterfinal games on Saturday will be aired on the league’s regional sports networks (Comcast SportsNet, FOX Sports Net South and Sunshine Network). Sunday?s semifinals and Monday?s championship game will be televised nationally by FOX Sports Net. This is the third year that the tournament will have three nationally televised match-ups, up two from 2002.

A limited number of tickets are now available through the Virginia Ticket Office at 1-800-542-UVA1 (542-8821) or locally at 434-924-UVA1.

2004 ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament

Friday, March 5: First RoundGame 1: Seed #8 Ga. Tech vs. Seed #9 Wake Forest (RSN-TV), 11 a.m.

Saturday, March 6: QuarterfinalsGame 2: Seed #1 Duke vs. #8/9 winner (RSN-TV), NoonGame 3: Seed #2 N. Carolina vs. Seed #7 VIRGINIA (RSN-TV), 2:30 p.m.Game 4: Seed #3 NC State vs. Seed #6 Clemson, 6 p.m.Game 5: Seed #4 Maryland vs. Seed #5 Florida State, 8:30 p.m.

Sunday, March 7: SemifinalsGame 6: Winners of Games 2 vs. 5 (FSN) 1 p.m.Game 7: Winners of Games 3 vs. 4 (FSN) 3:30 p.m.

Monday, March 8: ChampionshipGame 8: Winners of Games 6 & 7 (FSN) 7:30 p.m.

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