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Four of's ‘Top-Five’ survive Sweet 16

Mar 11, 2017 - Comments: 0

After Friday night, just eight teams remain in this year’s NCAA Division III women’s basketball tournament. Fifth-ranked Ohio Northern downed 20th-ranked SUNY Geneseo 72-55, as only two victors in this year’s Sweet 16 won by less than 10 points.

Polar Bears advance to Elite Eight for first time in school history

Mar 11, 2017 - Comments: 0

Eight minutes and 54 seconds. That’s how long the fifth-ranked Ohio Northern women’s basketball team held 20th-ranked SUNY Geneseo scoreless to begin their Sweet 16 matchup on Friday night.

The Polar Bears jumped out to a 21-0 lead during that time span, as six different ONU players scored before Geneseo got on the board.

#5 ONU vs. #20 SUNY Geneseo: Five things to know

Mar 10, 2017 - Comments: 0

Last weekend, the fifth-ranked Ohio Northern women’s basketball team advanced to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 1988, defeating Lakeland (Wis.) in round one by 32 points, and 15th-ranked Trine in round two by seven.

Site preview: Who’s coming to King Horn for this weekend’s Sweet 16

Mar 09, 2017 - Comments: 0

This weekend, King Horn will once again play host to NCAA Division III women’s basketball tournament action. After hosting the first two rounds last weekend, ONU will host the Sweet 16 and Elite Eight rounds this Friday and Saturday, respectively, as well.

The fifth-ranked, undefeated Polar Bears will face 20th-ranked SUNY Geneseo (N.Y.) in the Sweet 16 on Friday night at 7:30 p.m., in the nightcap, while 10th-ranked Christopher Newport (Va.) and 18th-ranked Hope (Mich.) will battle in the first game of the night at 5:30 p.m.


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