Chaos on the Court: OU, OSU women’s teams prepare for NCAA tournament openers
OKLAHOMA CITY – As the men’s basketball teams fight for their way through the NCAA tournament, both OU and OSU’s women’s basketball teams are preparing for matchups on Saturday.
The OU women’s basketball team earned an at-large bid and is listed as a 10 seed in the tournament.
The team is competing in the Nebraska Region for its 15th consecutive tournament.
The Sooners will take the court against 7-seed DePaul on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. in North Carolina.
DePaul is the Big East champion and finished the regular season with a 27 to 6 record.
If the Sooner women pull out a win, it could mean a matchup with 2-seed Duke.
The game against DePaul will be broadcast on ESPN2.
The other team in town, the Oklahoma State Cowgirls, will take on Florida Gulf Coast University at 10 a.m. in Indiana.
OSU is the 5-seed in the South Bend Regional, while FGCU is a 12-seed.
FGCU has won four consecutive Atlantic Sun regular-season titles and finished this regular season with a record of 26-7.
The Cowgirls enter the contest 23-8 overall record.
The winner will face the winner of the Purdue-Akron game on Monday.
The Cowgirls will make their 12th NCAA Tournament.
The game will be broadcast on ESPN2.