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Centre men set to host SAA Tournament

Centre men set to host SAA Tournament

DANVILLE, Ky. - Starting on Friday, Centre College will play host to the 2017-18 Southern Athletic Association Men's Basketball Tournament.

It will be the first SAA Men's Basketball Tournament to take place at Centre College since the 2013-14 season. Centre hosted the SAA Tournament in each of the league's first two seasons as a conference in 2012-13 and 2013-14, defeating Birmingham Southern in the finals in 2013 and Oglethorpe in overtime in the 2014 finals, both by one point.

Centre is also launching the official 2017-18 SAA Tournament Website, which will be updated as the tournament progresses.

The action will begin on Friday afternoon with top seed Centre taking on Berry, followed by Rhodes vs. Birmingham Southern, and then Sewanee vs. Hendrix and Oglethorpe vs. Millsaps in the evening session. Semifinals on Saturday will begin at 4 PM, with Sunday's championship game taking place at 3 PM.

The Centre vs. Berry game will tip off at 1 PM on Friday. Centre has drawn Berry in the quarterfinal round of every SAA Men's Basketball Tournament.