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Morningside Upends UC Merced

Morningside's Brandon Tighe rushes to make her way around Merced's Alexis Wu. Tighe made three points in the game. PHOTO BY BRIANNA TUREK.

BY AUSTIN DRUSE PHOTOS BY BRIANNA TUREK VIDEO BY AUSTIN PENFIELD & JOSEPH BROWN The No. 8 seed University of California-Merced was defeated by No. 1 overall seed Morningside College Mustangs in the first round of the NAIA DII Women’s Basketball National Championship, 79-45. The Tyson Center filled up quickly before tonight’s game as it