March 10, 2016
For Immediate Release
By Jordan Antle, communications assistant
CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. -- Both Campbellsville University’s
men’s and women’s basketball teams punched their tickets to the NAIA national
tournament as the selection process took place on Wednesday, March 9.
A No. 8 national ranking has the Lady
Tigers checking in as the At-Large No. 2 qualifying seed and a spot opposite
Xavier (La.) at the 36th Annual NAIA Division I Women's Basketball National
The Lady Tigers (25-7), which was
Mid-South Conference regular-season and tournament runners-up, and Xavier
(22-11), Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Tournament champion, will play
Wednesday, March 16 at 9:30 a.m. ET.
Tiger basketball moved back into the
NAIA Top 25 for the final regular-season poll and CU also picked up the 12th
at-large bid to the 79th Annual Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball
No. 23 Campbellsville (22-10) will
play the Sooner Athletic Conference Regular Season champion and 10th-ranked
Texas Wesleyan University (24-7) on Thursday, March 17 at 10 a.m. ET.
All games of the tournament will be
live on the Campbellsville University Sports Network, 88.7 The Tiger
The first 30 games of the national
championship will be video-streamed live on www.NAIANetwork.com, the NAIA’s
official video-streaming platform powered by Stretch Internet. The championship
final will air on ESPN3 for the second-straight year.
detailed stories on the teams, go to http://www.campbellsvilletigers.com/article/5547.php
Campbellsville University is a widely
acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than 3,500 students offering
63 undergraduate options, 17 master’s degrees, five postgraduate areas and
eight pre-professional programs. The website for complete information is campbellsville.edu.
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