The NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament’s field was set last night as they selection show was seen on ESPN. The Iowa Hawkeye women received the six seed in the Kansas City Regional and will take on Creighton in the first round on Saturday night. The Hawkeye women are 24-7 overall this season while the Creighton women are 18-12. Tip-off is scheduled for 6pm.
The Drake Bulldog women’s basketball team was put on the bracket as a 13 seed in the tournament. Their first round game will be on Friday against Texas A & M. The Bulldog women went 26-7 during the regular season and the Aggie women finished with a record of 24-9. Tip-off on Friday for this game is scheduled for 2:30 and can be seen on ESPN 2.
The Drake Bulldog Men’s Basketball team played in the first round of the CollegeInsider.com postseason tournament against Abilene Christian. After forty minutes of play, the score was all knotted up at 69 which forced overtime. Drake was able to outscore Abilene 11-4 in the overtime period to win the game 80-73. The Bulldogs are now 17-16 overall this season and will play in the second round of the tournament which will take place March 22nd through the 25th.