Lady Blues Have Announced Schedule for 2007-08 Basketball

By: From WU Sports Information: Gene Cassell
By: From WU Sports Information: Gene Cassell

TOPEKA, Kan. -- The Washburn Lady Blues have announced their schedule for the 2007-08 season, which includes an exhibition game at Kansas State as well as a tournament in Florida before the MIAA slate begins.
Washburn will take on Kansas State in an exhibition game in Manhattan on
Nov. 1. The Lady Blues are looking to add another exhibition to the
2007-08 schedule.
The Lady Blues will open their regular season at home against
Southwestern College on Nov. 17 and follow that up with a Nov. 20th game
against Baker.
Washburn will play host to Texas A&M-Commerce on Nov. 22 and then
Rockhurst on Nov. 23 as part of the AM580 WIBW Radio Holiday Classic.
The fourth team in the classic is Missouri-Rolla.
The Lady Blues will go the entire month of December without a home game
as they will travel to St. Louis, Mo. to take on UMSL on Dec. 4 with new
head coach and former Washburn assistant coach Lisa Curliss-Preston and
her assistant, former Washburn player Lora Westling. On Dec. 8 to take
on Drury in Springfield, Mo.
Right before Christmas, Washburn will travel to the Cruzin' Classic in
Miami, Fla., for a two-game event with their opponents yet to be determined.
Washburn will open their MIAA slate against defending MIAA champions
Missouri Western on Jan. 2 before returning home on Jan. 5 to take on
Central Missouri in their MIAA home opener.
The MIAA Tournament will be March 6-9 in Kansas City. The women's NCAA
South Central Regional Tournament will be March 14-17 and
Nebraska-Kearney will play host to the Elite Eight March 26-29.
The Lady Blues, ranked No. 8 in the final WBCA National Coaches Poll,
finished last season 29-4 with and reached the NCAA South Central
Regional Finals for the third straight year and the fourth time in the
last five seasons while winning their third straight MIAA Postseason
Tournament Championship in Kansas City.

The complete schedule can be found at


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