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QUEENS UNIVERSITY: Royals to Host Southeast Regional Division !! Basketball Tournament

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Department of Athletics

Queens University of Charlotte

1900 Selwyn Ave.

Charlotte, NC  28274

Media Contact: Phylicia Short, 704-688-2819, shortp@queens.edu

Queens Set to Host NCAA DII Men’s Basketball Southeast Regional

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Queens University of Charlotte is set to host the NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Southeast Regional in Curry Arena March 11-14. The Royals earned the right to host after defeating Lincoln Memorial University in the South Atlantic Conference Championship Tournament on Sunday to secure the top seed in the region. This marks the second time that Queens has hosted the regional event.

Queens (28-3) wrapped the regular season with a 19-3 league record, clinching a share of the programs first ever SAC Regular Season Title. The Royals then defeated Anderson, 79-61 in the quarterfinal round of the SAC Championship Tournament, before facing Wingate for a third time this season in the semifinal round. Queens defeated the Bulldogs, 79-51, to move on to the finals game for the first time in program history, where they defeated the Railsplitters, 75-72. The SAC Championship Tournament Title is the first in program history as well.

The Royals will take on the Bulldogs for a fourth time on Saturday at 5:30 p.m. For the full schedule of events, ticket information, and more, visit the NCAA DII Men’s Basketball Southeast Region page. 

The Department of Athletics at Queens University of Charlotte is a leading NCAA Division II program in the United States distinguished by its commitment to transforming the lives of its students, and consistently competing at the highest possible levels. Housing 29 varsity level sports, the Royals are a member of the South Atlantic Conference with the men’s and women’s swimming teams competing in the Bluegrass Mountain Conference.

Queens University of Charlotte is a master’s-level university with a commitment to both liberal arts and professional studies. Located in the heart of Charlotte, Queens offers undergraduate, graduate and online degrees such as a highly regarded MBA program, a top-10 Low-Residency MFA program, and an online MSN-Clinical Nurse Leader degree. The university serves approximately 2,250 students through its College of Arts and Sciences, McColl School of Business, Wayland H. Cato, Jr. School of Education, James L. Knight School of Communication, Hayworth School of Graduate and Continuing Studies and Andrew Blair College of Health which features the Presbyterian School of Nursing.

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