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Basketball - Tue, Mar. 8, 2016

The Golden State Athletic Conference Men's and Women's Basketball Tournament seeding took until the final week of the regular season to be determined. Biola defeated Hope International on the final night of the regular season to win the GSAC Men's Basketball Championship and the No. 1 seed in the tournament.  Westmont earned the women's championship and is the top-seeded team in the women's bracket.

All tournament games will be hosted by Hope International in Fullerton, Calif.  Biola and No. 2-seed Hope International for the men along with Westmont and No. 2 The Master's for the women await the winners of the first round played by the No. 3 through No. 6 seeds on Friday, March 4.  The semifinals follow on Saturday, March 5.  The championship games will be on Tuesday, March 8 and will be televised by Fox Sports Prime Ticket and Fox College Sports. 

The GSAC tournament schedule is listed below. Championship ticket prices are $10 for adults, $5 for students/seniors and $15 for a reserved seat.

GSAC Women's Basketball Tournament Bracket

GSAC Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket

To see the tournament schedule, results, links to live stats and more, go to 2016 GSAC Basketball Tournaments.
 

2016 GSAC Men's & Women's Basketball Tournaments hosted by Hope International

Friday, March 4 - First Round

12:00 PM - Game 1: Women - #3 Vanguard 67. #6 William Jessup 52

2:30 PM - Game 2: Men - #6 Vanguard 87, #3 William Jessup 79

5:00 PM - Game 3: Women - ​#4 Hope International 63, #5 Biola 50

7:30 PM - Game 4: Men - #5 Westmont 74, ​#4 Arizona Christian 65

Saturday, March 5 - Semifinals

12:00 PM - Game 5: Women - Vanguard 57, #2 The Master's 44

2:30 PM - Game 6: Men - #2 Hope International 73, Vanguard 53

5:00 PM - Game 7: Women - #1 Westmont 72, Hope International 58

7:30 PM - Game 8: Men - #1 Biola 75, Westmont 66 (OT)
 

Tuesday, March 8 - Championships (Televised by Fox Sports Prime Ticket and Fox College Sports)

5:00 PM - Women's Championship: Westmont 67, Vanguard 58 - Westmont is the GSAC Women's Basketball Tournament Champion!

8:00 PM - Men's Championship: Biola 60, Hope International 52 - Biola is the GSAC Men's Basketball Tournament Champion!

The tournament winners receive the GSAC's automatic bid to their respective NAIA Div. I Basketball National Championship, March 16-22.  The men will play in historic Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri, while the women will play in nearby Independence, Missouri at the Independence Event Center.