Hornets Make Second Trip to NCAA South Central Regional

By: From: ESU Sports Information
By: From: ESU Sports Information

EMPORIA, KAN. (March 4, 2007)--The Emporia State Hornets will take on
#9 Southeastern Oklahoma State in the first round of the NCAA Division
II South Central Regional Tournament. This will be ESU*s second trip
to the NCAA Tournament in the last four years.

This will be the seventh meeting between the Hornets and the Savage
Storm and the first since a 70-61 win on December 8, 2004 in White
Auditorium. Southeastern Oklahoma State was 25-4 and won the Lone Star
Conference North Division with an 11-1 league record. The Savage Storm
lost to Midwestern State 89-80 in the Lone Star Conference Tournament
finals in Wichita Falls, Texas. SEOSU is the alma mater of former NBA
player Dennis Rodman.

The regional will be held in the UCM Multipurpose on the campus of the
University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg, Mo. Ticket information
will be available on Tuesday.

NCAA South Central Regional
UCM Multipurpose Building
University of Central Missouri
Warrensburg, Mo.
Game Schedule
Saturday, March 10
#3 Midwestern State vs. #6 West Texas A&M
#2 Southeastern Okla. vs. #7 Emporia State
#1 Central Missouri vs. #8 St. Edward*s
#4 Northwest Missouri vs. #5 Pittsburg State
Sunday, March 11
MSU/WTAMU vs. SEOSU/ESU
NWMSU/PSU vs. UCM/SEU
Tuesday, March 13
Championship Game
Team Capsules
1. Central Missouri .........................................27-3
MIAA Regular Season Co-Champions
MIAA Tournament Champions
2. Southeastern Oklahoma ..............................25-4
Lone Star Conf. North Regular Season Champions
Lone Star Conf. Tournament Runners-up
3. Midwestern State .......................................23-6
Lone Star Conf. South Regular Season Champions
Lone Star Conf. Tournament Champion
4. Northwest Missouri State ............................23-6
MIAA Regular Season Co-Champions
MIAA Tournament Semifinals
5. Pittsburg State.........................................18-12
MIAA Regular Season Fifth
MIAA Tournament Runners-up
6. West Texas A&M.......................................18-10
Lone Star Conf. South Regular Season Runners-up
Lone Star Conf. Tournament Semifinals
7. EMPORIA STATE.........................................21-7
MIAA Regular Season Third
MIAA Tournament Quarterfinals
8. St. Edward*s...............................................24-5
Heartland Conference Regular Season Champions
Heartland Conference Tournament Champions
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