(INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.) - Thomas More University has been chosen by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) to host the first and second round of the NCAA Division III Women's Basketball Tournament March 1 and 2 at the Connor Convocation Center.
Thomas More will be hosting Saint Vincent College, Trine University and Emory University. Trine and Emory will play in the first game on Friday and the Saints and Saint Vincent will play in the nightcap, with the two winners playing on Saturday for the right to advance to the sectionals. Game times and ticket information will be announced on Tuesday.
The top-ranked Saints (27-0) earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Division III Tournament and won the American Collegiate Athletic Association (ACAA) Tournament
The Saint Vincent Bearcats (23-4) won the Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) Championship to earn the Conference's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
The seventh-ranked Trine University Thunder (25-2) won the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) Championship to earn the Conference's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
The Emory University Eagles (19-6) earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament after finishing third in the University Athletic Association.