March 3, 2014
SEC TOURNAMENT INFO:
The tournament will be played Wednesday through Sunday in Duluth, Ga., at The Arena at Gwinnett Center.
The No. 8-seeded Commodores will face No. 9-seeded Georgia on Thursday at 11 a.m. With a victory, the Commodores would advance to play top-seeded South Carolina on Friday ay 11 a.m.
A limited number of 2014 Women's SEC Tournament ticket booklets are available for purchase. Booklets are $107 each for the event in Duluth, Georgia, March 5-9. Vanderbilt limits sales to four per account and they are available on a first-come, first-served basis.To purchase tickets, call the Commodore ticket office at (615) 322- GOLD (4653) between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
SEC INITIATIVES (From the SEC Office)
The SEC will bring two initiatives to the 2014 Women's Basketball Tournament.
On Friday, March 7, fans are asked to wear purple to support the conference's We Back Pat initiative. The first 1500 fans wearing purple to the evening session games will receive a Fierce Courage bracelet courtesy of the Pat Summitt Foundation.
The Pat Summitt Foundation, A Fund of East Tennessee Foundation, is dedicated to winning the fight against Alzheimer's disease. Its mission as a grant-making foundation is to advance research for prevention and a cure; to provide hope, care, and critical support for patients, caregivers and families; and to educate the public on the impacts of Alzheimer's disease and the urgent need for a cure.
On Saturday (March 8) and Sunday (March 9), the SEC invites all fans to drop off new or gently used sneakers in support of Scouting for Shoes andINNERSOLE.Drop-off boxes will be available at the main entrance to The Arena at Gwinnett Center throughout the weekend andINNERSOLE will provide a t-shirt to the first500fans that donate a pair of shoes.
The Girls Scouts of Greater Atlanta will work with ShoeBox Recycling, which is a non-profit recycler for shoes, to send the recycled shoes to various marketplaces in the US and around the developingworld. INNERSOLE, a fund of the Central Carolina Community Foundation founded by South Carolina Coach Dawn Staley will take donations of new sneakers and provide them to children who are homeless or who are in need.