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Mountain West Basketball Tournament Parking Impacts

Posted: March 7, 2014

PARKING IMPACTS RELATED TO THE MOUNTAIN WEST CONFERENCE BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

The Mountain West Conference Basketball Tournament will be taking place at the Thomas and Mack Center during the dates listed below. This tournament attracts a large number of attendees each year and every effort is made to minimize the parking impacts resulting from the games. Load-in for the event will begin Sunday, March 9, 2014.

Monday, March 10, 2014–Women's Rounds
Session #1
2:00 PM Game 1: Women's #9 vs. Women's #8
4:30 PM Game 2: Women's #7 vs. Women's #10
7:00 PM Game 3: Women's #6 vs. Women's #11

Tuesday, March 11, 2014–Women's Quarterfinals
Session #2

12:00 PM Game 4: Women's #1 vs. Women's Game #1 Winner
2:30 PM Game 5: Women's #4 vs. Women's #5
Session #3
6:00 PM Game 6: Women's #2 vs. Women's Game #2 Winner
8:30 PM Game 7: Women's #3 vs. Women's Game #3 Winner

Wednesday, March 12, 2014–Men’s Rounds
Session #4
2:00 PM Game 8: Men's #8 vs. Men's #9
4:30 PM Game 9: Men's #7 vs. Men's #10
7:00 PM Game 10: Men's #6 vs. Men's #11

Thursday, March 13, 2014–Men’s Quarterfinals
Session #5
12:00 PM Game 11: Men's #1 vs. Men's Game #8 Winner
2:30 PM Game 12: Men's #4 vs. Men's #5
Session #6 6:00 PM Game 13: Men's #2 vs. Men's Game #9 Winner
8:30 PM Game 14: Men's #3 vs. Men's Game #10 Winner

Friday, March 14, 2014–Women’s and Men’s Semifinals
Session #7
12:00 PM Game 15: Women's – Game #4 Winner vs. Women's Game #5 Winner
2:30 PM Game 16: Women's – Game #6 Winner vs. Women's Game #7 Winner
Session #8
6:00 PM Game 17: Men's Game #11 Winner vs. Men's Game #12 Winner
8:30 PM Game 18: Men's Game #13 Winner vs. Men's Game #14 Winner

Saturday, March 15, 2014–Men’s and Women’s Finals
Session #9
Game 19: Women's Championship Game
Game 20: Men's Championship Game

The partial lot closures below, listed by lot, are provided as a parking guide during this busy period. Faculty/Staff and Student parking will be as usual with the exceptions noted. Please be advised that heavy traffic volumes could be experienced during these dates and times.

BLACK LOT (located directly south of the Thomas and Mack Center) –; The Black VIP Lot will be closed from 10:00 a.m. Monday, March 10, 2014 through Saturday, March 15, 2014. Additional spaces will be used in the Black Lot for media parking.

WHITE LOT (located south of the Campus Services Building) –; The eastern flagged section of this lot will be held similar to weekly basketball games from Monday, March 10, 2014 through Saturday, March 15, 2014.

ALTERNATIVE PARKING – Additional parking will be available in the Cottage Grove Parking Garage and the Naples Lot north of the Campus Services Building for those that wish to avoid the traffic and parking challenges. The parking demand for students around the Thomas and Mack Center will be the greatest on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 and Thursday, March 13, 2014. Traffic impacts on faculty and staff in the area will be the greatest at the end of the workday on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday.

Questions can be referred to the Parking and Transportation Services Office at 895-1300.