Field set for Division II Women’s Basketball Elite 8 in Sioux Falls at the Sanford Pentagon
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The field is set for the 2015 NCAA Division II Women’s Basketball Elite Eight beginning Tuesday at the Sanford Pentagon.
Hosted by the Sioux Falls Sports Authority and Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference, the three-round tournament runs Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday of next week and features the winners of each of the NCAA’s eight regions for Division II women’s basketball. Wednesday night's semifinal contests and Friday night’s national championship game will be broadcast nationally on CBS Sports Network.
Tuesday’s quarterfinal round includes four games. Nova Southeastern (Fla.) won the South Region and will face Atlantic-Region champion California (Pa.) at noon. Emporia State (Kan.), which won the Central Region, faces South Central Region-champion West Texas A&M at 2:30 p.m. California Baptist, the West Region winner, plays New Haven (Conn.), the East Region champion, at 6 p.m. Southeast Region champion Limestone (S.C.) and Lewis (Ill.), the Midwest Region’s representative, cap the night with an 8:30 contest.
Semifinals start at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, and Friday’s title game tips at 7 p.m.
A complete schedule can be found below.
Game 1: Nova Southeastern (27-5) vs. California (Pa.) (29-4), noon
Game 2: Emporia State (28-4) vs. West Texas A&M (30-2), 2:30 p.m.
Game 3: California Baptist (27-6) vs. New Haven (26-5), 6 p.m.
Game 4: Limestone (33-1) vs. Lewis (31-2), 8:30 p.m.
Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2, 6 p.m.
Winner Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4, 8:30 p.m.
Semifinal winners, 7 p.m.
** Information provided by NCAA DII WBB Elite 8 Local Media Coordinator/Sanford Health Media Relations
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