Whitman hosts NCAA Division III Sectional this weekend


WALLA WALLA — Whitman College is hosting a women’s basketball NCAA Division III Sectional Championship Friday and Saturday at Sherwood Center.

On Friday night, Sweet 16 games feature Thomas More against Texas-Tyler at 5 p.m., followed by the Missionaries versus Christopher Newport at 7 p.m. Doors open at 4 p.m.

The winners Friday square off Saturday at 7 p.m., with doors opening at 6 p.m.

The first 200 Whitman students will be admitted courtesy of the school’s president provost and athletic offices, at the door.

Admission is $6 adults, $3 seniors (60-plus), students with identification and children.

Ticket pre-sales will be from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Baker Ferguson Fitness Center entrance desk, 10 S. Park, and 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at the same location.

The NCAA Divisions III tournament semifinals are March 21 in Stevens Point, Wis., with the championship there on March 22.


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