Published Mar. 10, 2013 on www.gannonsports.com
The Gannon women’s basketball team is not only headed back to the NCAA Division II Tournament for the fifth time during the last seven seasons, but the Lady Knights will be hosting their second NCAA regional in the last four years. The NCAA released the 64-team national tournament bracket Sunday night via a live Internet broadcast.
Gannon (28-4) enters the tournament as the Atlantic region’s No. 1 seed and will host the NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional scheduled for Friday, March 15 through Monday, March 18. The Lady Knights had won seven consecutive games before finishing as the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) runner-up with a 74-57 loss at Bloomsburg Saturday night in the conference championship game.
Ticket information for the NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional will be released Monday morning. Please continue to checkhttp://www.gannonsports.com for more information as it becomes available.
The NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional kicks off Friday, March 15 with two sessions. The first session includes No. 3 Shaw (25-4) vs. No. 6 Glenville State (26-3) at 12 noon and No. 2 Edinboro (22-6) vs. No. 7 California (Pa.) (20-8) at 2:30 p.m. The arena will then be cleared and reset for the second session which includes No. 1 Gannon vs. No. 8 Fairmont State (23-9) at 6 p.m. No. 4 Indiana (Pa.) (22-8) faces No. 5 Bloomsburg (24-5) in the final game at 8:30 p.m.
Saturday’s semifinal match-ups are scheduled for 5 and 7:30 p.m. Monday’s title game is slated for 7 p.m.