St. Norbert to Face UW-Stevens Point in NCAA Tournament Opener

From Sports Information Director, March 3, 2008 | Women's Basketball
by Dan Lukes, dan.lukes@snc.edu, (920) 403-4077

DE PERE - The St. Norbert College women's basketball team will face UW-Stevens Point in a NCAA Division III Tournament regional opener Friday, March 7.

The Green Knights will tip-off against Stevens Point at 8 p.m. The University of St. Thomas (Minn.) and University of Chicago face each other in the first regional semifinal at 6 p.m. The regional championship is scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday, March 8. All games will be held at Berg Gym on the UW-Stevens Point campus.

St. Norbert is 21-4 and won the Midwest Conference championship, while the Pointers are 24-4 and claimed the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament championship.

Tickets can be purchased at the UW-Stevens Point athletics box office via telephone at 715-346-4100. Tickets are $6 for general admission, $4 for 12-under and $3 for students of participating institutions with ID. St. Norbert fans are asked to identify themselves as such when calling.

St. Norbert is making its eighth NCAA Division III Tournament appearance. The Green Knights are 7-11 all-time in the NCAA Tournament, with a Final Four appearance in 1985 and Sweet 16 appearances in 1985, 1986, 1988 and 2003.