- J. Andrew Lockwood -
Senior Editor of The Bear Zone/ Sports Columnist
With the General Shale Brick Atlantic Sun Tournament only two weeks away, Lipscomb Athletics, this year's tournament host, will be selling tickets for $5 per game to students in an effort to attract as many fans as possible from other A-Sun schools. The 5,000 seat Allen Arena, located in Nashville, Tennessee is one of the most spacious complexes in the conference and will be an electric setting during the first week in March (4th-7th) as the top teams in the conference square off against one another.
Each round will be televised on A-Sun.TV with the possibility of ESPN picking up the championship match as the top seven seeds in the regular season Atlantic Sun standings do battle. Currently, Mercer stands 4th in the standings with a 16-11 (10-6 A-Sun) record. Big games this upcoming weekend against
The winner of the Atlantic Sun tournament will receive an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament in mid-March. Last year,
The $5 student tickets can be purchased through Mercer Athletics or through Lipscomb Athletics.
Official Tournament Page
(photo courtesy of AtlanticSun.org)