Belmont to face Duke in NCAA tournament
The Belmont women’s basketball team will face No. 5 seed Duke in the first round of the NCAA tournament in Athens, Georgia on Saturday.
The Bruins — making their third consecutive and fourth overall NCAA tournament appearance — earned a No. 12 seed after topping UT Martin in the OVC tournament and earning an automatic spot in the tournament.
The team ended the season with a perfect 18-0 record — the Bruins’ second consecutive undefeated conference record — and the third straight OVC Championship title.
The Blue Devils finished fifth in the Atlantic Coast Conference and ended their season with a 22-8 record.
Pack your bags! We’re headed to Athens!!! pic.twitter.com/JOABQ4PJLI — Belmont WBasketball (@BelmontWBB) March 12, 2018
The game is set for 10 a.m. on Saturday.