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#5 ONU vs. Lakeland: Five things to know

Mar 02, 2017 - Comments: 0

The Northern women’s basketball team will face Lakeland (Wis.) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday night, with tip-off scheduled for 7:30 p.m. at King Horn Sports Center. The Polar Bears (27-0) will be making their fourth national tournament appearance in five years, while the Muskies (20-7) will be making their first appearance since 2010.

Before you come to King Horn on Friday night, we want you prepared; here are five things to know about Northern’s first-round matchup.

 

LISTEN: Coaches from Lakeland, Ill. Wesleyan, Trine interviewed before first round

Mar 01, 2017 - Comments: 0

This weekend, King Horn will play host to four teams in the first round of the NCAA Division III women’s basketball tournament. Ohio Northern, ranked fifth nationally, earned the right to host by winning the OAC regular season and tournament titles, as they enter March with an undefeated record of 27-0. While you may know about the hosting Polar Bears, the other three teams playing on Friday night -- Lakeland (who will face ONU), Illinois Wesleyan and Trine -- might seem a bit unfamiliar.

Weekly Sports Digest: February 20-26

Feb 28, 2017 - Comments: 0

At the conclusion of every week, the Northern Review will recap what happened that week in the world of Ohio Northern athletics, and will also preview the week ahead. Here are this week’s headlines:

#5 Women’s basketball wins OAC Tournament, earns automatic NCAA bid

Undefeated Polar Bears to host first round of NCAA Tournament

Feb 27, 2017 - Comments: 0

The Ohio Northern women’s basketball team will be dancing for their fourth time in five years, as the NCAA announced this afternoon that they will face Lakeland (Wis.) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday night.

There’s something different about this dance, though; for the first time in program history, the fifth-ranked Polar Bears will play host for the opening weekend.

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