Big South Releases 2018-19 Women’s Basketball Conference Schedule

Big South Releases 2018-19 Women’s Basketball Conference Schedule

Spartanburg, S.C. – The Big South Conference announced its 2018-19 women's basketball schedule on Tuesday afternoon as the Spartans will play a total of 18 games during their first year in the league.

USC Upstate plays nine of its 18 league games at the G.B. Hodge Center beginning with the conference opener on Jan. 5 against High Point.

"We are excited to be joining the Big South Conference," said head coach Tammy George. "We open up at home against one of the top teams in High Point. We look forward to the challenge of an 18-game schedule."

The Spartans begin conference play with four home games in the month of January starting with the opener against High Point. Following a pair of road games at Winthrop (Jan. 10) and Presbyterian College (Jan. 12), USC Upstate hosts UNC Asheville on Jan. 15 and Charleston Southern on Jan. 19. The Spartans play two of their last three away from Spartanburg at Gardner-Webb (Jan. 22) and Hampton (Jan. 29). USC Upstate welcomes Longwood to the G.B. Hodge Center on Jan. 26.

The Spartans have four road contests slated for the month of February including three straight at Campbell (Feb. 5), Charleston Southern (Feb. 9) and Longwood (Feb. 12). The last road game is scheduled for Feb. 23 at UNC Asheville. USC Upstate hosts Radford (Feb. 2), Presbyterian College (Feb. 19) and Winthrop (Feb. 26) throughout the month.

The month of March sees the Spartans at home twice while traveling once. After opening the month at Radford on Mar. 2, USC Upstate returns home for its final two games against Campbell (Mar. 5) and Gardner-Webb (Mar. 9).

The 2019 Big South Women's Basketball Championship will be held Mar. 12-18 at the sites of higher seeds.

Times for all conference games will be determined at a later date.

Season tickets for the upcoming 2018-19 season are currently on sale. For more information on season ticket packages or to order your tickets today, please contact the USC Upstate athletics department at (864) 503-5141.

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