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Griffons head to Kansas City for MIAA Tournament Wednesday

The Missouri Western women's basketball team will take on Nebraska-Kearney in the first round of the MIAA Tournament.

Posted: Mar 6, 2019 9:26 AM

(KANSAS CITY, Mo.)— The Missouri Western women's basketball team will take on Nebraska-Kearney in the first round of the MIAA Tournament.

The Griffons are the No. 8 seed in the conference tournament after finishing the season 13-15 overall and 8-11 MIAA. 

In last year's opening round of the tournament, Missouri Western topped Nebraska-Kearney, 60-57, becoming the first No. 12 seed to win a game in the MIAA Tournament. 

The Griffons are 4-1 in their last five first-round contests. 

Tip for Wednesday's game is set for 6 p.m. 

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