NCAA-II Women's Basketball Midwest Regional at Drury University

Mar 19


The Drury Lady Panthers (31-0) will host the NCAA-II Midwest Regional tournament March 15-19 at the O’Reilly Family Event Center after being named the top seed in the region.

Drury will play eighth-seeded Kentucky Wesleyan in the opening round on Friday, March 15 at 6 p.m. Kentucky Wesleyan is 24-7 and received an at-large bid into the tournament field. The winner of Friday’s game will play the winner of fourth-seeded Ashland (29-2) and number five seed Northern Michigan (22-9) in the regional semifinals on Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

 The other opening-round games on Friday include Lewis (26-4), seeded second in the region, taking on seventh-seeded Walsh (25-6), and the number three seed, Grand Valley State (27-3), will face sixth-seeded Truman State (23-7).

Both semifinal games are scheduled for Saturday, March 16, with the regional championship game set for Monday, March, 18 at 7 p.m. 

 Lady Panthers season ticket holders will have the opportunity to reserve their same seats for the regional tournament with the purchase of an all-session pass for $25. Those passes will go on sale Tuesday starting at 10 a.m., and individual session tickets will go on sale Thursday at 10 a.m. and are $10 for adults, and $4 for students and children aged 12 and under. Tickets can be purchased at the O’Reilly Family Event Center box office, open from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

NCAA-II Midwest Regional Schedule 

Friday, March 15

Noon: No. 3 Grand Valley St. vs. No. 6 Truman St.

2:30 p.m.: No. 2 Lewis vs. No. 7 Walsh

6 p.m.: No. 1 DRURY LADY PANTHERS vs. No. 8 Kentucky Wesleyan

8:30 p.m: No. 4 Ashland vs. No. 5 Northern Michigan


Saturday, March 16

5 p.m.: Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2

7:30 p.m.: Winner Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4


Monday, March 18

7 p.m.: Championship Game


All games at the O’Reilly Family Event Center

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Dates Mar 19
Location Drury University
Address 900 N. Benton Ave. - Springfield, MO 65802
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