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Marshall women to face UTEP in Conference USA tournament

Mar. 11, 2013 @ 06:48 AM

HUNTINGTON -- Marshall Thundering Herd women's basketball faces UTEP in the Conference USA tournament first round.

No. 12 seed Marshall (9-20, 3-13) and No. 5 UTEP (20-9, 8-8) meet at 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, in Tulsa, Okla. The winner will play No. 4 UAB (18-11, 9-7) at 2:30 p.m., Thursday.

Women's first-round and quarterfinal games are in the Tulsa Convention Center. The semifinals and finals are in the BOK Center.

Top-seeded regular-season champion SMU (21-8, 12-4) has a first-round bye. Other teams with byes are No. 2 East Carolina (21-8, 11-5), No. 3 Tulane (22-7, 11-5).

C-USA WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT

At Tulsa, Okla.

Wednesday

Tulsa Convention Center

No. 8 UCF vs. No. 9 Houston, Noon

No. 5 UTEP vs. No. 12 Marshall, 2:30 p.m.

No. 6 Tulsa vs. No. 11 Rice, 6 p.m.

No. 7 Memphis vs. No. 10 Southern Miss, 8:30 p.m.

Thursday

Tulsa Convention Center

No. 1 SMU vs. UCF/Houston, Noon

No. 4 UAB vs. UTEP/Marshall, 2:30 p.m.

No. 3 Tulane vs. Tulsa/Rice, 6 p.m.

No. 2 East Carolina vs. Memphis/Southern Miss, 8:30 p.m.

Friday

BOK Center

Semifinal, 11 a.m.

Semifinal, 1:30 p.m.

Saturday

BOK Center

Championship, 8 p.m.

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