Tuesday, March 04, 2003
Valparaiso University's basketball team has drawn the fourth seed for this weekend's Conoco Mid-Continent Conference Women's Basketball Tournament and will face Oral Roberts at 2:15 p.m. on Saturday afternoon in Kansas City, Mo.
The Crusaders defeated the fifth-seeded Golden Eagles in both meetings, winning 66-43 at home on Feb. 3, while posting a 80-65 victory on Saturday afternoon at Oral Roberts.
With a victory in the quarterfinals, the Crusaders would face the winner of #1 seed Western Illinois and #8 seed Southern Utah in the semifinals at noon on Monday. The championship is slated for 5 p.m. Tuesday with all games being held at Kemper Arena.
In the other quarterfinal match-ups, #2 seed Chicago State will face #7 seed IUPUI and #3 seed UMKC will battle #6 seed Oakland.