Great Alaska Shootout matchups set
Belmont, which has been to the NCAA tournament five of the last
seven years, will face host Alaska-Anchorage in the opening round
of the 2012 Great Alaska Shootout.
UC Riverside will play Northeastern, Loyola Marymount faces Oral
Roberts and Texas State meets Charlotte in the other first-round
games of the tournament that runs Nov. 21-24.
Alaska-Anchorage athletic director Dr. Steve Cobb also announced
Tuesday that the Shootout, which began in 1978 and is the
longest-running regular-season tournament, has reached a multiyear
agreement with CBS Sports Network. Seven games will be televised
Murray State, which went on to be ranked in the top 10, beat
Southern Mississippi 90-81 in double overtime to win last season’s