20 NAIA teams participate in Special Olympics event to launch national tournament. By Laura Bernero Tuesday morning, the basketball court at the Tyson Event Center in Sioux City, Iowa was filled with over 200 athletes of all ages and abilities. Some dribbled basketballs down the court, others dunked and passed with zeal. Some were seasoned
The Great Plains Athletic Conference is back to the NAIA DII Women’s National Basketball Tournament this season with four teams, only one less than last year with Hastings College (NE) not making the cut.
With the official announcement of the 32 teams for the 22nd Annual State Farm-NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball National Championship completed, we can now begin to break down the field for the tournament. Of the 32 teams, 21 are making the trip back to Sioux City, Iowa after playing in the tournament a year ago.