SWOSU Women Earn First-Ever Bid To NCAA Division II Tournament - NewsOn6.com - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - KOTV.com |

SPORTS

SWOSU Women Earn First-Ever Bid To NCAA Division II Tournament

Posted: Updated:
WEATHERFORD, Oklahoma -

Despite a loss in the finals of the Great American Conference, the Southwestern Oklahoma State University women's basketball team was awarded a bid to the NCAA Division II Tournament as the No. 7 seed in the Central Region. The Lady Bulldogs will face No. 2 seed Central Missouri on Friday (March 15) in Topeka, Kan.

SWOSU, under the direction of fourth-year head coach Kelsi Musick, is 23-6 this season and they have won 14 of their last 16 games. The Lady Bulldogs are the third-highest scoring team in NCAA Division II, averaging 80.4 points per game.

Central Missouri will enter the regional with a record of 24-4, which included a runner-up finish in the MIAA Conference Tournament.

Washburn earned the top seed and will host the regional. They will face No. 8 seed Emporia State on Friday. Other first round matchups are No. 3 seed Concordia-St. Paul vs. No. 6 seed Augustana and No. 4 seed Minnesota State-Mankato against No. 5 seed Arkansas Tech.

This will be the first appearance for the SWOSU women's basketball program in the NCAA Division II Tournament. Game times and ticket information will be released by Washburn later this week.

Live Radar

WARN Interactive

Featured on News9.com

  • OU Sooners

    Find the latest sports news, schedules and more for the OU Sooners now!

  • OSU Cowboys

    Get all your OSU Cowboys information from sports highlights to the latest news & videos.

  • OKC Thunder

    Thunder Up! Get the latest sports news, game highlights, videos and updates on the team.

  • OKC Dodgers

    Cheer on the OKC Dodgers. Get your tickets and team information today.

Powered by Frankly
News On 6
303 N. Boston Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74103
Newson6.com is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 KOTV. Oklahoma Traveler™ is a registered trademark of Griffin Communications. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.