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Women’s Basketball Team Claims GAC Championship

March 2, 2020

DURANT, Okla. – The Southeastern women’s basketball team has claimed a share of the Great American Conference regular season championship – a first in program history.

The Savage Storm defeated Ouachita Baptist 76-55 Saturday afternoon, to finish the season 19-7 overall and 16-6 in GAC play. The sixteen wins in conference play are a program best since joining the GAC in 2011.

Southeastern will enter the GAC tournament as the number one seed and will play eight seed Southern Arkansas at 8 p.m. on Thursday in Bartlesville in the quarterfinals. The winner will advance to play on Saturday at 5:45 p.m. in the semi-finals.

Southeastern enters this week with a number six ranking in the NCAA Division II central region with two more sets of rankings still to be released. The top eight teams in each region will advance to the NCAA tournament.