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Pairings Announced for 2007 Carrs/Safeway Great Alaska Shootout
 

 
The Red Raiders take on the UAA Seawolves in the Great Alaska Shootout on November 22
 
The Red Raiders take on the UAA Seawolves in the Great Alaska Shootout on November 22
 

Aug. 24, 2007

Lubbock, TX - The Texas Tech Red Raiders will be making their first appearance in the Great Alaska Shootout since the 1990-1991 season when they meet the University of Alaska Anchorage Seawolves in an opening round game on Thursday, November 22.

The 30th annual Shootout will be held November 20-24 at Anchorage's Sullivan Arena.

For the 23rd consecutive year, portions of the Carrs/Safeway Great Alaska Shootout will be televised live nationally on the ESPN family of networks. Pairings and televised games for the 2007 Shootout were announced Friday by Dr. Steve Cobb, director of athletics at host University of Alaska Anchorage.

A total of seven games from the 2007 men's tournament will be shown on the ESPN family, beginning with the Michigan-Butler contest Wednesday, Nov. 21, at 7:30 p.m. AST/11:30 p.m. EST. Eastern Washington will meet Virginia Tech in the nightcap at 9:45 p.m. AST/1:45 a.m. EST.

The other ESPN2 game will be the championship tilt on Saturday, Nov. 24 at 8:30 p.m. AST.

The first-round game between Western Kentucky and Gonzaga on Thursday, Nov. 22, will air on ESPNU at 7:30 p.m. AST.

ESPN360 will pick up the Alaska Anchorage-Texas Tech first-round game, both semifinals Friday, Nov. 23 (5:30 and 8 p.m. AST), and Saturday's third-place contest at 6 p.m. AST.

2007 Carrs/Safeway Great Alaska Shootout
November 20-24 - Sullivan Arena - Anchorage, Alaska
Hosted by the University of Alaska Anchorage

All times are shown in Alaska Standard Time -- (4 hrs behind EST)

 

Men's Tournament

Wednesday, November 21
First Round
7:30 pm - Michigan vs. Butler (ESPN2)
9:45 pm - Eastern Washington vs. Virginia Tech

Thursday, November 22 First Round
5:00 pm - Texas Tech vs. Alaska Anchorage (ESPN360)
7:30 pm - Western Kentucky vs. Gonzaga (ESPNU)

Friday, November 23
Consolation Semifinals
Noon - EWU/VT loser vs. UM/BU loser
2:00 pm - WKU/GU loser vs. TT/UAA loser

 

 

Semifinals
5:30 pm - EWU/VT winner vs. UM/BU winner (ESPN360)
8:00 pm - WKU/GU winner vs. TT/UAA winner (ESPN360)

Saturday, November24
Noon - 7th/8th place game
2:00 pm - 4th/6th place game
6:00 pm - 3rd/5th place game (ESPN360)
8:30 pm - Championship (ESPN2)

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