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Northwest Bearcats

Press Release


March 2, 2013

Bearcat women return to MIAA Tournament

MIAA Tournament Central | Women's Tournament Bracket

MARYVILLE, Mo. – The Northwest Missouri State women’s basketball team has earned a spot in the 2013 MIAA Tournament and will travel to Joplin, Mo. Tuesday night in first round action starting at 7 p.m.

Tournament action for the women will start Tuesday in first round action as the Bearcats travel to Joplin. A win for Northwest would give the Bearcats a quarterfinal match up with No. 1 seed Washburn Friday at noon in Kansas City at Municipal Auditorium.

The 2013 MIAA Women’s Basketball Tournament Champion earns automatic qualification to the 2013 NCAA Division II Women’s Basketball Central Regional held March 15-18 at a site to be determined.

Tickets for Tuesday’s first round game at Joplin can be purchased at the Missouri Southern ticket office on game day. All-Session MIAA Tournament passes will not be accepted for admission into Monday’s game.

Fans can also purchase tickets for tournament action in Kansas City at Municipal Auditorium at the Northwest Student Services Center in the Administration Building. Fans can purchase tickets either in person or by phone at 660.562.1212 during regular business hours through Wednesday.

Fans can also call 1-800-745-3000, go online at or make their purchase through area Ticketmaster outlets, including the Municipal Auditorium box office.

Tournament Ticket prices are as follows:
All-Session - $50 (best value on campus only - $65 if purchased at Municipal Auditorium or online)
Single-Session - $20 – good for any session during the tournament
Students - $5 (ages 6 through college) – good for any session.
Ages 5 and under FREE.

2013 MIAA Tournament Schedule

Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Game 1: #9 Northwest Missouri at #8 Missouri Southern, 7 p.m.
Game 2: #12 Southwest Baptist at #5 Truman State 7 p.m.
Game 3: #11 Lincoln at #6 Fort Hays State, 7 p.m.
Game 4: #10 Missouri Western at #7 Pittsburg State, 7 p.m.

Friday, March 8, 2013 (Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Mo.)
Game 5: #1 Washburn vs. Winner Game 1 12 noon
Game 6: #4 Emporia State vs. Winner Game 2 2:15 p.m.
Game 7: #2 Central Missouri vs. Winner Game 4 6:00 p.m.
Game 8: #3 Northeastern State vs. Winner Game 3 8:15 p.m.

Saturday, March 9, 2013 (Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Mo.)
Game 9: Winner Game 5 vs. Winner Game 6 6:00 p.m.
Game 10: Winner Game 7 vs. Winner Game 8 8:15 p.m.

Sunday, March 10, 2013 (Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Mo.)
Game 11: Winner Game 9 vs. Winner Game 10 3:30 p.m.
All times are approximate

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