The pairings are set for the 2017 CAA Men’s Basketball Championship, which will be held from Friday, March 3rd to Monday, March 6th at the North Charleston Coliseum.
First‐round action opens on Friday as eighth‐seeded Hofstra (15‐16, 7‐11 in CAA) faces #9 Delaware (12‐ 19, 5‐13) at 6 pm, followed by #7 James Madison (9‐22, 7‐11) against #10 Drexel (9‐22, 3‐ 15) at 8:30 pm. Both games will streamed online by CAA.TV.
The CAA quarterfinals tip off at noon on Saturday with the Hofstra/Delaware winner facing top‐seeded UNCW (26‐5, 15‐3). At 2:30 pm, #4 William & Mary (16‐13, 10‐8) takes on #5 Elon (18‐13, 10‐8). The evening session features second‐seeded College of Charleston (23‐8, 14‐4) meeting the JMU/Drexel winner at 6 pm, and #3 Towson (19‐12, 11‐7) challenging #6 Northeastern (15‐15, 8‐10) at 8:30 pm. All four contests will be televised by the Comcast SportsNet family of networks as well as several other regional outlets.
The semifinal games of the CAA Men’s Basketball Championship are set for Sunday with the two winners facing off for the conference title and an automatic bid to the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship at 7 pm on Monday, March 6th. The semifinal games will be televised by Comcast SportsNet, while the championship game will air nationally on CBS Sports Network.