Navy and Holy Cross to Meet Sat. in Title Game
March 15, 2013
Navy Women's Basketball Game Notes
No. 4 Holy Cross (18-13) at No. 2 Navy (20-11)
Championship game of the Patriot League Tournament
Saturday, March 16 6 p.m.
Alumni Hall Annapolis, Md.
Cable Television: CBS Sports Network
Live Statistics Link: www.NavySports.com
Navy Radio: WNAV-AM 1430
Internet Audio Link: www.NavySports.com
Tickets are $8 for adults and $4 for youths and senior citizens and are available for advance purchase through the Navy Ticket office by calling 1-800-US4-NAVY or by visiting the TICKETS link on the masthead of NavySports.com. Tickets also will be available at the Alumni Hall box office on Saturday.
For the second year in a row and the fourth time in all, the Navy and Holy Cross women's basketball teams will meet in the championship game of the Patriot League Tournament. This year's title tilt will take place Saturday at 6 p.m., in Alumni Hall. The CBS Sports Network will televise the game live nationally.
Navy, the No. 2 seed in the tournament, advanced to the championship game with a 60-48 victory over No. 6 Bucknell Monday night. No. 4 Holy Cross qualified for the game thanks to its 59-38 victory over No. 8 Colgate.
Navy posted victories over Holy Cross in each of the 2013 meetings between the teams. The Mids first won a 60-47 decision in Worcester before claiming a 59-35 victory in Annapolis.
Navy previously tallied a 57-48 win over Holy Cross in the championship game of the 2012 league tournament. The Crusaders defeated the Mids in the championship game of the 1998 and 1999 tournaments.
In addition to the national television broadcast of the game, Navy All-Access subscribers can access an audio stream of the game by logging-in to their account at NavySports.com. Local radio station WNAV-AM 1430 will air the game live starting at 6:45 p.m. Additionally, free live statistics from the game will be offered at NavySports.com.
Access to the U.S. Naval Academy is restricted to those vehicles with prior authorization. All other visitors to The Yard, including fans for sporting events, must park at nearby Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium ($5. per vehicle) and ride the free shuttle bus to and from the game. The shuttle bus begins one hour prior to the start of the game and leaves from the Blue (west) parking lot of the stadium near the Blue Angel plane.