Women's Hoops Set To Face Oregon In Pac-10 Tournament Opener

March 7, 2009

WALNUT CREEK, CALIF. -- With the regular season in the books as of this afternoon, the Pac-10 announced the bracket for the 2009 State Farm Pac-10 Women's Basketball Tournament which will be played at USC's Galen Center in Los Angeles. Tenth-seed Washington (7-21, 3-15 Pac-10) will face seventh-seed Oregon (9-20, 5-13) in first round action to be held on Thursday, March 12, at 6 p.m.

The winner of the contest between the Huskies and the Ducks will advance to play second-seed California (24-5, 15-3 Pac-10) on Friday, March 13, at 1:15 p.m. Semifinal games will be held Saturday, March 14 at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., with the championship game scheduled for Sunday, March 15 at 6 p.m.

Live streaming for all six games on Thursday and Friday will be available at www.pac-10.org, while the semifinal and championship games will be televised live on FSN.

The winner of the Pac-10 Tournament receives the conference's automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament.

Oregon won both regular season meetings with Washington, earning a 75-55 victory in Seattle on Jan. 15 and a 77-69 victory in Eugene on Feb. 14.

The Huskies closed out the regular season Friday night with a 62-55 victory over Washington State in Pullman.

For ticket information for the Pac-10 Tournament visit GoHuskies.com or call the Husky Ticket Office at 206-543-2200.

2009 State Farm Pac-10 Women's Basketball Tournament
March 12-15 • Galen Center; Los Angeles, Calif.

Thursday, March 12
Game 1: #7 Oregon (5-13) vs. #10 Washington (3-15), 6 p.m.
Game 2: #8 Washington State (4-14) vs. #9 Arizona (4-14), 8:15 p.m.

Friday, March 13
Game 3: #3 Arizona State (15-3) vs. #6 USC (9-9), 11 a.m.
Game 4: #2 California (15-3) vs. Game 1 winner, 1:15 p.m.
Game 5: #1 Stanford (17-1) vs. Game 2 winner, 5 p.m.
Game 6: #4 UCLA (9-9) vs. #5 Oregon State (9-9), 7:15 p.m.

Saturday, March 14
Game 7: Semifinal 1, 6 p.m. (FSN)
Game 8: Semifinal 2, 8:30 p.m. (FSN)

Sunday, March 15
Championship Game, 6 p.m. (FSN)

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