SNU Will Meet Brescia, Kentucky in National Semifinals Monday Night
(JACKSON,TN)---The Crimson Storm women's basketball team will meet 2nd-seeded Brescia, Kentucky in the NAIA National Semifinals on Monday night at Oman Arena in Jackson, Tennessee. Tip-off is set for 8:00 p.m.
SNU, 34-3 and the #1-seed in the tournament, advanced to the Final Four on Saturday night with a dominating win over 2nd-seeded Union, Tennessee 82-66. Brescia, out of Owensboro, Kentucky, will make their first ever National Semifinal appearance on Monday Night. Brescia enters the Semi's with a 30-5 record this year and have advanced with wins over Carroll, Montana 64-56; Westmont, California, 43-42; and Vanguard, California, 65-61.
Southern Nazarene and Brescia have met two times all-time with SNU holding a 2-0 advantage. SNU and Brescia met last year in the second round of the National Tournament with the Crimson Storm winning 71-61.
The other National Semifinal will pit #1 Oklahoma City versus #2 Houston Baptist. The winner of Monday's Semifinals will meet for the NAIA National Championship on Tuesday night at 7:30 p.m.
SNU's Semifinal match-up with Brescia can be heard live, worldwide over the internet at sports.snu.edu
. The pre-game show begins at 7:40 p.m.
Posted on Sun, March 21, 2004
by SNU Sports Information