Women's Basketball

Redhawks Face UT Martin in First Round of OVC Tournament

Brentwood, Tenn. – Southeast Missouri women's basketball finished as the seventh seed in the conference and will battle the UT Martin Skyhawks in the opening round of the OVC Tournament, the league announced this evening.
Game one of the tournament will be on Wednesday, Feb. 28 at 3 p.m. at the Ford Center in Evansville, Ind.
Southeast Missouri finished the season at 14-16, 9-9 in conference play. The Redhawks and Austin Peay finished with the same conference record, however the Governors own the tiebreaker after sweeping the season with SEMO.
Both UT Martin and SIUE finished the season at 13-5 in the conference, with the Skyhawks owning the tiebreaker giving them the two seed.
This is the third consecutive season the Redhawks have made the OVC tournament. They fell last year in the first round to the number one seeded Belmont 59-74.
If the Redhawks win, they will play the winner of the #3 SIUE vs #6 Austin Peay on Friday, March 2 at 3 p.m.
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