By Alan Grosbach, Manager of Communications and Sports Information
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – (Bracket) The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has officially released the bracket for the 23rd annual NAIA Division II Women's Basketball National Championship, presented by State Farm. The 32-team, single elimination format will take place from March 12 – 18 at the Tyson Events Center in Sioux City, Iowa, for the 17th-straight season.
The championship kicks off at 8:30 a.m. CST each of the first three days, with eight games scheduled for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Quarterfinal action tips off at 1 p.m. on March 15 with the semifinals slated for March 17 at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. The championship final will start at 6:30 p.m. on March 18. Both semifinal games and the championship final will be broadcast in high definition on ESPN3.com. The Lady Bulldogs will play their first game on Wednesday, March 12th at 2:45 EST/ 1:45 CST.
NeuLion, the NAIA's official video streaming company of 17 select NAIA National Championship events, will be broadcasting the first 28 games from Sioux City, Iowa. An all-tournament pass (28 games) is available for $29.95, while a single day pass can be purchased for $9.95. For more information and to pre-register, click here.
For information on the 2013 State Farm-NAIA Division II Women's Basketball National Championship, click here.