Red Hawks Earn No. 2 Seed in Cal Pac Championship Tourney

Simpson University Sports News


REDDING, Calif. - The Simpson University men’s basketball team earned the No. 2 seed in the 2015 California Pacific Conference men’s basketball championship tournament. The Red Hawks finished regular season play with an 8-2 conference record. They recorded losses against No. 1 Cal Maritime and No. 3 Pacific Union College. No. 4 La Sierra University rounds out the four teams in the men’s championship bracket.

The men's semifinals will take place on Saturday, Feb. 28, with No. 1 Cal Maritime hosting No. 4 La Sierra in the first contest at 6:30 p.m. No. 2 Simpson will face No. 3 Pacific Union in the second semifinal, which is schedule to start at 8:30 p.m.

On the women’s side, NAIA No. 13 Menlo earned the Cal Pac women’s championship tournament No. 1 seed. The women's semifinals will start at 2 p.m. Sunday, Mar. 1, with four-time regular season champ Menlo taking on No. 4 UC Merced in the first semifinal. No. 2 Cal Maritime will battle No. 3 La Sierra in the late semi, which is scheduled to start around 4 p.m.

The Cal Pac men's championship is Monday, Mar. 2, at 7:30 p.m. The women's championship is on Tuesday, Mar. 3, at 7:30 p.m.

All games will be played at Cal Maritime in Vallejo, Calif.

The winners of the tournaments advance to the NAIA national championships.

Tournament Schedule

Saturday, Feb. 28 - Men's Semifinals

  • 6:30 p.m. - No. 1 Cal Maritime vs. No. 4 La Sierra
  • *8:30 p.m. - No. 2 Simpson vs. No. 3 Pacific Union

Sunday, March 1 - Women's Semfinals

  • 2 p.m. - No. 1 Menlo vs. No. 4 UC Merced
  • *4 p.m. - No. 2 Cal Maritime vs. No. 3 La Sierra

Monday, March 2 - Men's Championship

  • 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, March 3 - Women's Championship

  • 7:30 p.m.


Original Story by the California Pacific Conference

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