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The Bearcat women's basketball team is making its first trip to the Elite Eight round of the NCAA Division II Women's Basketball Tournament in St. Joseph. Fans and alumni are invited to a send-off and gathering before the game.

The Bearcat women's basketball team is making its first trip to the Elite Eight round of the NCAA Division II Women's Basketball Tournament in St. Joseph. Fans and alumni are invited to a send-off and gathering before the game. (Photo by Darren Whitley/University Advancement)

March 17, 2011

Bearcats to compete in first NCAA Division II Elite Eight women’s tournament; alumni, fans invited to send-off

MARYVILLE, Mo. - The Bearcat women's basketball team continues its stellar season with its first trip to the Elite Eight round of the NCAA Division II NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament. The Bearcats face Cal Poly Pomona at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, at the St. Joseph Civic Arena, located at 100 N. Fourth St. in St. Joseph.

Join Bearcat fans and alumni for a send-off at the team's hotel, a gathering prior to the game and then at the arena. Here are the details:

 

Bearcat Send-Off

The Northwest cheerleaders, Steppers and Bearcat Marching Band will perform at a pep rally at the team's hotel, Drury Inn and Suites, 4213 Frederick Blvd., in St. Joseph, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, prior to the team's departure for the Civic Arena. Bring the family, and let the team know we're all proud to be Bearcats!

 

Bearcat Gathering

The Northwest Alumni Association is hosting family-friendly activities before each Bearcat game in the tournament.

Prior to Tuesday's game, Bearcat fans of all ages can gather beginning at 5 p.m. at Boudreaux's, located two blocks from the Civic Arena at 224 N. Fourth St. in St. Joseph. Appetizers will be provided as well as a cash bar. Look for the green and white!

 

Ticket Information

Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster, by calling the St. Joseph Civic Arena at 816.271.4717 or in person at the St. Joseph Civic Arena Box Office.

 

All-Tournament Pass

All-Session Tournament Pass Premium Seating (Between the Backboards) - $35
All-Session Tournament Pass General Admission Seating (Behind the Backboards) - $30

 

Single Session Tickets

Session 1 Quarterfinal Premium Seating - $25
Session 1 Quarterfinal General Admission - $20
Session 2 Quarterfinal Premium Seating - $25
Session 2 Quarterfinal General Admission Seating - $20
Session 3 Semifinal Premium Seating - $20
Session 3 Semifinal General Admission Seating - $15
Session 4 Championship Premium Seating - $15
Session 4 Championship General Admission Seating - $10

 

Watch Online

Bearcat fans not traveling to Tuesday's quarterfinal game can watch online for free. The tournament's semifinal and championship games will be available online at espn.go.com/ESPN3/.

 

Listen Live

Bearcat fans can also catch all the action by tuning in to the Bearcat Radio Network or listening to the free online webcast.

 

Watch on TV

While Tuesday's quarterfinal games will not be televised, basketball fans can watch Wednesday's semifinal games on ESPNU and the championship game on ESPN2.

 

Stay Informed

Don't forget to visit the Northwest women's basketball website for the latest news, photographs, videos, media coverage and statistics.


For more information, please contact:

Mark Hornickel, Media Relations Specialist
mhorn@nwmissouri.edu | 660.562.1704 | Fax: 660.562.1900

Northwest Missouri State University
215 Administration Building | 800 University Drive | Maryville, MO 64468