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Marian (Ind.) advances to second consecutive title game with win over St. Francis (Ill.)

Joana Soeiro of Marion University goes up against a University of Saint Francis player for two points. PHOTO BY KIRSTEN GILLILAND

One of the toughest feats to attain in all of sports is to win back-to-back championships. Defending national champion Marian (Ind.) University will get the opportunity to play for a second consecutive title after taking down No. 1 overall seed St. Francis (Ill.) in the first semifinal Monday night, 64-56. The Knights, as they’ve done nearly all tournament, started