Out of the Kentucky Intercollegiate Conference comes the No. 8 seeded Red Wolves of Indian University-East. With an overall record of 22-9, the Red Wolves made it into the tournament after receiving an automatic bid from the KIAC. In their conference championship game, the Red Wolves took on Asbury and lost in a thrilling overtime game, 87-82. However, IU-East had already earned an automatic bid to the tournament from the regular season.
The Red Wolves are out of Richmond, Indiana and are led by second year head coach, Tiffani Selhorst. On the court, they are led in points by sophomore, Tia King, who averages 20.1 ppg, and sophomore Bailey Drieman who leads the team in rebounds and assists with 8.6 and 3.4 a game.
While the Red Wolves may have lost to Asbury in the KIAC championship, they did have a solid win against the Eagles on February 2, winning 79-66. However, the team does have three weaker losses, losing to Roosevelt (90-70), Taylor (98-78) and West Virginia Tech (80-79). The Red Wolves rank fourth in NAIA DII in total rebound defense with 1420, and King ranks third in scoring with 648 points.
The Red Wolves drew a tough first round matchup against No. 1 seeded Olivet Nazarene on Thursday, March 10 at 3:30 pm at the Tyson Events Center in Sioux City, Iowa.
Indiana University East 2016 Roster
|Player Image||Number||Name||Position||Height||Year||Home Town ()|
|Selhorst, Tiffani||Head Coach||2nd Season||()|
|Bess, Alexa||Assistant Coach||2nd Season||()|
|Moore, Darryce||Assistant Coach||1st Season||()|
|4||Springmier, Libby||G||5-9||Fr.||Eaton (OH)|
|5||Miller, Kristen||G||5-5||So.||Ottawa (OH)|
|10||Dreiman, Bailey||G||5-4||So.||Vincennes (IN)|
|12||Moore, Adrianna||G||5-8||Fr.||Gratis (OH)|
|21||Boyd, Da'Sha||G||5-7||So.||Anderson (IN)|
|22||King, Tia||G||5-9||So.||Indianapolis (IN)|
|23||Campbell, Mackenzie||G/F||5-8||So.||Rushville (IN)|
|24||Niehoff, Keragan||C||5-11||So.||Rushville (IN)|
|25||Dobbins, Kaitlin||G||5-9||So.||Anderson (IN)|
|33||Cook, Sarah||F||5-10||Fr.||Rushville (IN)|