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SIOUX CITY WELCOMES NAIA WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TOURNEY TEAMS

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THE TOP 16 TEAMS IN NAIA WOMEN’S BASKETBALL BEGIN PLAY IN THEIR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENT IN SIOUX CITY’S TYSON EVENTS CENTER THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

TOURNAMENT CO-DIRECTOR COREY WESTRA SAYS IT’S THE 25TH YEAR SIOUX CITY HAS HOSTED THE TOURNAMENT, AND THERE ARE A FEW NEW TEAMS TO COMPETE AGAINST SOME TRADITIONAL QUALIFIERS SUCH AS MORNINGSIDE UNIVERSITY:

NAIA11 OC……..THE VENUE’S GREAT. :11

DORDT UNIVERSITY OF SIOUX CENTER AND CLARKE COLLEGE OF DUBUQUE WILL ALSO BE COMPETING ON THE TYSON’S REFURBISHED COURT:

NAIA12 OC……..PREMIER VENUE. :14

WESTRA SAYS AFTER TWO YEARS OF DEALING WITH THE PANDEMIC, THE TOURNAMENT SHOULD SEE A RETURN TO NORMAL FOR PLAYERS AND SPECTATORS:

NAIA13 OC……….STUDENT ATHLETES. :18

THE SINGLE-ELIMINATION GAMES TIP OFF AT 1 P.M. THURSDAY WITH TOP SEEDED SOUTHEASTERN OF FLORIDA VS BETHEL OF TENNESSEE.

SIOUX CITY’S MORNINGSIDE UNIVERSITY TAKES ON CARROLL MONTANA AT 3 P.M.

ON FRIDAY CLARKE TAKES ON MARIAN OF INDIAN AT 3 P.M. AND THEN DORDT OF SIOUX CENTER PLAYS CAMPBELLSVILLE KENTUCKY AT 6 P.M.