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Tournament seeding set: Lee-NC at 6 pm Tuesday

Seedings were finalized Saturday night for the Region XIV Men’s Basketball Tournament March 1-5 at Angelina’s Shands Gymnasium in Lufkin.

Here is the list of qualifying teams.  The top four seeds — two from the East and two from the South — will receive first-round byes and will not play until the Thursday’s quarterfinal round.

Seeds 5-12 will pair and play first-round games Tuesday, March 1.

REGION XIV MEN’S BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT
March 1-5 / Shands Gymnasium, Angelina College, Lufkin, Tx

SEEDING:
1.  Trinity Valley (29-1)
2. Lamar State-Port Arthur (21-9)
3. Panola (22-8)
4. San Jacinto-Central (21-9)
5. Angelina (18-11)
6. Jacksonville (22-8)
7. Lee (18-12)
8. Blinn (21-9)
9. Kilgore (20-9)
10. Navarro (14-15)
11. Tyler (14-13)
12. Paris (14-15)

FIRST-ROUND BYES:
(1) TVCC; (2) LSC-PA; (3) Panola; (4) San Jacinto-Central

FIRST-ROUND PAIRINGS / Tuesday, March 1
1 pm — (8) Blinn v (9) Kilgore   /  Blinn 63, Kilgore 53
3 pm — (5) Angelina v (12) Paris  /  Angelina 120, Paris 93
6 pm — (7) Lee v (10) Navarro  /   Lee 99, Navarro 75
8 pm — (6) Jacksonville v (11) Tyler  /  Jacksonville 82, Tyler 67

QUARTERFINALS / Thursday, March 3
(1)  Trinity Valley 86, (8) Blinn 73
(4) San Jacinto-Central 78, (5) Angelina 75
(2) LSC-PA 95,  (7) Lee 88
(3) Panola 82, (6) Jacksonville 70

SEMIFINALS / Friday, March 4
6 pm — (1) TVCC 80,  (4) San Jacinto-Central 71
8 pm — (3) Panola 79, (2) LSC-PA 75

CHAMPIONSHIP / Saturday, March 5
8 pm — (1) TVCC 82, (3) Panola 60