On Wednesday morning, the women’s basketball teams of Saint Xavier University of Illinois and St. Thomas University of Florida initiated the NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball National Championship Tournament at the Tyson Event Center in Sioux City, Iowa. The Saint Xavier Cougars secured a 70-49 victory over the Bobcats in their first-round matchup. By Maggie
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.