Basketball (W)

Lady Pioneers draw Eastern Wyoming in first round of tournament

MCC enters tournament as the #7 seed

Lady Pioneers square off with Eastern Wyoming Lancers

(Scottsbluff, NE)- The Miles Community College Lady Pioneers will open up the Region IX conference tournament in Scottsbluff, NE on Sunday, March 3 against the Eastern Wyoming Lady Lancers.

Next Up: The Lancers, from Torrington Wyoming, come into the tournament as the #2 seed from the South sub region with an, 8-4 (conference) and 20-8 (overall) record.

Opponent: EWU is led by 5’10 freshman forward Brittany Cross who is averaging 13.0 pts per game, while grabbing a team best 9.3 rebounds. Guard Megan Crenshaw adds 10.2 pts a game and Jai Chandler is close to double figures with a 9.5 scoring avg.

As a team, the Lancers are averaging 64.5 pts a game and look to have a balanced attack. They are led by Head Coach Tom Anderson.

Game Time: Game time is set for 3:00 pm on Sunday, March 3.

Tournament Information: Western Nebraska secured the #1 seed in the South sub region and will host the Women’s tournament in Scottsbluff, NE. The tournament runs March 3-7.

Live links/Bracket: Below are links to tournament information and brackets.

Pairings: http://hometeamsonline.com/REGIONIXATHLETICS/

Bracket: http://media.hometeamsonline.com/photos/basketball/REGIONIXWBASKETBALL/2013_womens_regional_tournament_bracket.pdf

Live Stats: Western Nebraska Community College Athletics http://my.wncc.edu/orgs/sports/wncchome.htm

Stay tuned for updates throughout the tournament.

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