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Westminster women to face Belhaven in NAIA tournament
First Published Mar 08 2012 10:50 am • Last Updated Mar 08 2012 06:07 pm

The Westminster Griffins will play the national scoring leader and Belhaven University of Mississippi on Wednesday, in the first round of the NAIA women’s basketball tournament in Frankfort, Ky.

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Tip-off is scheduled for 11:45 a.m. MST.

The winner will meet either No. 1 seed Oklahoma City or Our Lady of the Lake University of Texas in the second round of the tournament.

The 15th-ranked Griffins are 22-8 and making their sixth straight appearance in the national tournament after winning the Frontier Conference regular-season title. The Belhaven Blazers are 26-6 and making their second straight tourney appearance, after winning the Southern States Athletic Conference tournament.

The 17th-ranked Blazers have won six straight games and 14 of their last 15 behind Regena Jackson, who led the nation by scoring 24.3 points per game.

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