For the first time in school history, both the men’s and women’s basketball teams will compete in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II championships in the same year. Both opening games will be March 18.
Coach Corey Lowery’s 25-5 Wolverines, Region XIX champions, received the sixth seed out of a 16 team field and will tip off 4 p.m. (EDT) against Dean College. A live video feed is at http://bit.ly/1hcF162. The men’s tournament is in Danville, Illinois.
The Lady Wolverines, also Region XIX champs, reached the national round following a win March 8 over Dean College in District O. Robyn Burton’s 22-11 team will open against Highland (Kansas) Community College at 7 p.m. (EDT). That game can be viewed at http://bit.ly/1ffzNXS. The women’s tournament is being held in Overland Park, Kansas.