USI Women Remains in Midwest Regional Poll

University of Southern Indiana Women's Basketball is ranked sixth in the final NCAA II Midwest Region rankings. The Screaming Eagles had been under consideration for the NCAA II Midwest Region Tournament throughout the last two weeks.

Posted: Mar 3, 2021 9:34 PM

University of Southern Indiana Women's Basketball is ranked sixth in the final NCAA II Midwest Region rankings. The Screaming Eagles had been under consideration for the NCAA II Midwest Region Tournament throughout the last two weeks.

USI (11-5) is one of five teams from the Great Lakes Valley Conference in this week's ranking, with Drury University and Truman State University leading the contingent with respective rankings of No. 2 and No. 3. Lewis University (No. 7) and the University of Missouri-St. Louis (No. 8) rounded out the top eight teams.

Michigan Tech University is ranked No. 1, while Grand Valley State University and Northwood University are No. 4 and No. 5, respectively.

The NCAA II Midwest Region Tournament will consist of six teams this year, with automatic bids going to the winners of the GLVC and Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournaments.

USI, which had to withdraw from the GLVC Tournament due to COVID-19 Return to Play protocols, will learn its post-season fate when the field is announced on the NCAA II Tournament Selection Show, which Sunday at 9 p.m. (CST) on NCAA.com.

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