2018 PACWEST basketball Championships

February 4th, 2018


WHAT: Pacific Western Athletic Association (PACWEST) Basketball Championships

WHEN: March 1-3, 2018

WHERE: Vancouver Island University’s (VIU’s) Nanaimo Campus at the gymnasium

NANAIMO, BC: VIU Mariners men’s and women’s basketball teams will compete on their home court during the 2018 PACWEST Basketball Championships.

VIU is honoured to host the championships, which will take place on the traditional territory of the Snuneymuxw First Nation, March 1-3.

Both VIU Mariners teams are currently ranked No. 1 in the standings. The men’s team won the championships for the past three years. Last year the women’s team received bronze and in 2015-16 the team won gold.

The VIU women play the first game of the tournament versus Quest University Kermodes at 1pm on Thursday. VIU Men are seeded #1 and therefore get a first round bye, playing the winner of Camosun Chargers and Capilano Blues at 8pm Friday.

All tournament games will be live streamed on Sports Canada TV and the bronze and gold medal games will be streamed on Shaw TV Nanaimo’s YouTube channel.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for youth, seniors, VIU alumni and non-VIU students. A tournament pass are on sale at the VIU gymnasium, $20 for adults and $10 for youth, seniors, VIU alumni and non-VIU students.
VIU students and children can attend the tournament for free.

Additional information is available on PACWEST’s website.