The Georgia Southern Eagles will take their next step towards a chance at playing for the 2012 NCAA tournament as they prepare to face the No. 3 seeded Elon Phoenix at 8:30 p.m in the quarterfinals of the Southern Conference tournament the U.S. Cellular Center in Asheville, North Carolina.
In the first game of four in the quarterfinals, the Applachian State Mountaineers have a 39-32 halftime lead over the UNC-Greensboro Spartans in a matchup of the No. 4 and No. 5 seeds respectively.
The league's top seed, the Davidson Wildcats, will face the Furman Paladins at 6:00 p.m. Davidson is the favorite to bring home the title and represent the conference in the NCAA tournament. If Davidson were to lose, then there's a chance the conference could receive two bids due to Davidson's strong record and big wins. Here is the schedule for Saturday's action.
|Appalachian State vs UNC-Greensboro||12:00 PM|
|Western Carolina vs Wofford||2:30 PM|
|Furman vs Davidson||6:00 PM|
|Georgia Southern vs Elon||8:30 PM|
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