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Great Alaska Shootout Begins with Women's Tourney

Published On: Nov 25 2013 08:48:32 AM AKST
Updated On: Nov 25 2013 09:23:16 AM AKST
Great Alaska Shootout Begins with Women's Tourney
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -

Alaska's largest city is gearing up for five days of basketball.

The Carrs-Safeway Great Alaska Shootout starts Tuesday with the four-team women's tournament.

The Anchorage Daily News reports Nichols State takes on Georgetown in the opener and UC-Riverside plays host University of Alaska Anchorage in the second contest.

The finals will be Wednesday.

The eight-team men's tournament begins Wednesday night and continues through Saturday.

Tulsa takes on Indiana State in the opener and Texas Christian plays UAA in the second game Wednesday.

Pepperdine plays the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and Denver takes on Harvard on Thanksgiving.

The men's finals are Saturday night.