Ky. - Both Northern Kentucky University basketball teams earned
NCAA Division II Tournament berths Sunday night and will begin play
this weekend in their respective events.
The NKU women
are the No. 4 seed in the Great Lakes Regional at Springfield, Mo.,
and will meet No. 5 seed Indianapolis on Friday at 8:30 p.m. (Central
time). The Norse are 22-8 and defeated the Greyhounds twice during
the regular season. Indianapolis enters the NCAA Tournament with
a 22-7 record.
Drury is the
No. 1 seed and host for the women’s Great Lakes Regional.
The Lady Panthers meet eighth-seeded Bellarmine in the first round.
The winner of that game will meet the NKU/Indianapolis survivor
Saturday night in the semifinals.
The NKU men
are the No. 4 seed in the Great Lakes Regional at Allendale, Mich.,
and the Norse play No. 5 seed Kentucky Wesleyan on Saturday at 8:30
p.m. (Eastern time). NKU is 20-7 and owns two victories against
the Panthers during the regular season. Kentucky Wesleyan is 24-7.
Wesleyan winner could meet unbeaten and top-seeded Grand Valley
State (33-0) in the regional semifinals on Sunday. The Lakers meet
Saint Joseph’s in the first round Saturday.
on the two tournaments will be posted when made available.