Central Michigan Takes On Oklahoma Saturday

Updated 3/23/2013

 

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2013 Division I Women’s Basketball Championship (1st Round) 
No. 11 Central Michigan vs No. 6 Oklahoma  
March 23 • 11 AM • St. John’s Arena (Columbus, Ohio)
Coverage: ESPN 2/ESPN3 • First Meeting
• The winner of the matchup between the Maroon and Gold and the Sooners (22-10) will play the winner of the No. 3 UCLA/No. 14 Stetson matchup in the second round on Monday at 7 p.m.  The Sooners finished 11-7 in the Big 12 during the regular season and were knocked out of the Big 12 Tournament by No. 23 Iowa State in the semifinals.  CMU is making its third appearance in the NCAA Tournament and first since consecutive appearances in 1983 and 1984. The postseason appearance is the Chippewas’ third straight as they played in the WNIT each of the last two seasons.  As the No. 4 seed in the MAC Tournament, the Chippewas won three straight games to claim the MAC title, including a 66-61 victory over No. 1 seed Toledo in the semifinals.