Men’s Basketball to host 9th Annual Thanksgiving Tournament

The Raider Men’s Basketball team will host the 9th Annual Raider Thanksgiving Tournament, November 23-25, at the Health Education Center, located on the college’s Fort Steilacoom campus.

This year’s field features 8 of the top teams on the NWAACC, in the 3-day double-elimination tournament.  The tournament tips off on Friday, at 2 p.m., with the Lane Titans taking on the Shoreline Dolphins.  The 4 p.m. game features last year’s tournament champs, the Bellevue Bulldogs, against the Clippers from South Puget Sound.  The Columbia Basin Hawks take on last year’s tournament runner-ups, the Whatcom Orcas, in the 6 p.m. contest.  And, in the final game of first day action, the Roadrunners from Linn-Benton will face the host Raiders of Pierce College.

Game times for Saturday’s second round action will be at 1 and 3 p.m., for the consolation side of the bracket, and at  5 and 7 p.m., for the winner’s bracket.  Sunday’s games will be at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and the championship finale at 3 p.m.

Admission prices are $6.00 per day for adults, $3.00 for seniors, military, and non-Pierce students with school ID.  Children under 12 and Pierce College students are FREE.  Tournament Passes (for adults) are available for $14.

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