Southland Preseason Slam to preview men’s and women’s basketball programs
Campaign will feature player spotlights, top games on the schedule, video segments
FRISCO, Texas – The Southland Conference will conduct the Southland Preseason Slam over two weeks in October to preview the conference’s men’s and women’s basketball programs in advance of the 2021-22 season. The women’s teams will be covered Oct. 19-21, and the men’s squads will be highlighted Oct. 26-28.
The campaign will also include a reveal of the brackets for the 2022 Southland Basketball Tip-Off Event at noon CT on Monday, Oct. 25. The reveal will be done by blind raffle draw by Commissioner Tom Burnett and can be seen on Facebook Live, as well as the conference’s Twitter and Instagram pages.
Additional info regarding tickets for the Southland Basketball Tip-Off Event will also be released on Oct. 25. The six-day event, held at the Leonard E. Merrell Center in Katy, Texas, Jan. 3-8, will provide three additional games on each team’s schedule that will count as non-conference games. The women will compete over three days Jan. 3-5, and the men will participate Jan. 6-8. A champion will be crowned for one women’s and one men’s team that wins all three games.
Each segment of the Preseason Slam will open with an announcement of the preseason poll & all-conference teams at 11 a.m. CT and 1 p.m., respectively, on each Tuesday.
Tue., Oct. 19 – Preseason Poll & All-Conference Teams
Wed., Oct. 20 – HBU, UIW, McNeese, New Orleans
Thu., Oct. 21 – Nicholls, Northwestern State, Southeastern, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
Tue., Oct. 26 – Preseason Poll & All-Conference Teams
Wed., Oct. 27 – HBU, UIW, McNeese, New Orleans
Thu., Oct. 28 – Nicholls, Northwestern State, Southeastern, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
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