2014 Big West Basketball Tournament Tickets -The Event
It's that time of the year again, when the the top eight
teams in the Big West Conference meet to determine who will represent the conference in the Big Dance. The automatic bid is
on the line and the teams will definitely be bringing their A game to this single elimination tournament to determine the
champion. Big West Basketball fans will flock by the thousands to the Honda Center in Anaheim, California to cheer their team
on, and you won't want to miss a single game of this exciting tournament. Held at the Honda Center for the fourth consecutive
year, the Big West Basketball Tournament is three days of can't miss excitement that the conference will be talking about
until they crown a new champion in 2015. This year's event is from March 13-15, with all eight seeds playing their opening
games on March 13. The following day, the action continues when the four winners play again to determine the final two teams
standing. March 15 marks the Championship Game, where two teams will leave it all on the court as they vie for the coveted
bid to the NCAA Basketball Tournament. With 2013's tournament champions, the Pacific Tigers, now a member of the West Coast
Conference, a new champion will be cutting down the net in Anaheim, and all eight teams and their fans will be looking to
be the last one standing. Don't miss out on the Big West Tournament by getting your tickets to see your favorite team at the
Honda Center today.
College basketball is one of the most exciting sports to see live,
especially when tournament time rolls around. The win or go home atmosphere is unmatched and fans are always an important
factor to deciding the champion. The Big West Conference is a mid major conference comprised of nine teams from California
and Hawaii. The schools that make up the Big West Conference are California Polytechnic State University, or Cal Poly, California
State University, Fullerton, California State University, Northridge, California State University, Long Beach, the University
of California, Riverside, theUniversity of California, Davis, theUniversity of California, Irvine, University of California,
Santa Barbara, and the University of Hawaii. The University of Pacific left the Big West Conference after the 2013 season,
when it joined the powerful West Coast Conference, where they square off against teams like Gonzaga, BYU and Saint Mary's
College. The Big West Conference has changed a lot over the years, with many former members leaving as well, with many moving
on to the Mountain West Conference like San Diego State, San Jose State and Boise State. The Big West Conference is strong
in many sports including baseball and volleyball and their basketball programs improve every year. Look for another exciting
Big West Basketball Tournament in 2014, where any of the eight teams can win the automatic bid to the Big Dance.
West Tournament History
Sports fans all over the world count the days until March Madness begins, but before the seeding
is determined and brackets are set, the teams must compete in their conference tournaments. At stake is the coveted automatic
bid to the NCAA Tournament, which is the only way to ensure that your ticket is punched. Any team that catches fire at the
right time can make it, so the top seeds better be ready because there is a bullseye on their backs. In the Big West Conference,
the top eight teams make the tournament, which has seen the former Big West member, the University of Pacific, as its most
recent champion, even though Long Beach State was the regular season champion. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas, who is
now a member of the Mountain West Conference, holds the lead for most Big West Conference Tournaments won, with seven.
Big West Tournament Trivia
The two teams with the most wins in the Big West Conference Tournament, UNLV and Utah
State, are no longer members of the Big West. Which of the nine current members has won the most Big West Conference Tournaments?
Long Beach State 49ers have won five conference tournaments, including their most recent in 2012, when they defeated the UC
Santa Barbara, who had won the two previous tournaments. The 49ers went on to win their opening round game in the NCAA Tournament
before losing in the second round to New Mexico.
There is no experience in all of sports
quite like tournament time. Beginning with conference tournaments, the do or die, single elimination atmosphere is electric,
with any team able to advance once step closer to their ultimate goal on any given night. With seven games in three nights
at the Big West Conference Tournament at the Honda Center in Anaheim, the atmosphere is unmatched. Don't miss the chance to
help cheer your team to victory, when they can cut down the net and take a spot on the bracket in March Madness.