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Northwest Bearcats

Press Release


March 4, 2012

Northwest opens NCAA tournament vs. Washburn

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The MIAA Regular Season Co-Champion Northwest Missouri State Bearcats return to the NCAA postseason for the first time since 2008 as they will travel to Wichita Falls, Texas for the NCAA South Central Regional. Northwest will take on Washburn in the first-round of the NCAA tournament.

The tournament begins on Saturday with the semifinals on Sunday and the championship game on Tuesday. Game times will be announced on Monday.

The Bearcats, ranked No. 5 in the region, will face the No. 4-ranked Ichabods for the third time this season. Northwest swept the Ichabods taking both meetings from the conference foe this season.

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South Central Regional rankings
1. Midwestern State
2. Tarleton State
3. Arkansas Tech
4. Washburn
5. Northwest Missouri
6. West Texas A&M
7. Missouri Southern
8. St. Mary's (Texas)

Quarterfinals -
Midwestern State vs. St. Mary's
Washburn vs. Northwest Missouri
Arkansas Tech vs. West Texas A&M
Tarleton State vs. Missouri Southern

For more information, please contact:

Media Relations Department, Northwest Athletics | 660.562.1118 | Fax: 660.562.1582

Northwest Athletics
Lamkin Activity Center | 800 University Drive | Maryville, MO 64468