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Drury Lady Panthers Advance In NCAA II Tournament

The Drury University Lady Panthers basketball team has advanced to the NCAA Division II Semifinals with a win Tuesday night in the Elite Eight quarterfinals.  The number one-ranked Panthers defeated Nova Southeastern 91 to 60 in Columbus, Ohio.

They’ll play the winner of fourth-seeded North Georgia and number five-seed Lubbock Christian Wednesday, March 27, at 7:30 p.m. CST.

Wednesday’s Drury game will be broadcast live on the CBS Sports Network and JOCK 98.7 FM in Springfield.

For links to the NCAA-II bracket, broadcasts or to RSVP to special events on campus for alumni and friends in Columbus, click here

Michele Skalicky has worked at KSMU since the station occupied the old white house at National and Grand. She enjoys working on both the announcing side and in news and has been the recipient of statewide and national awards for news reporting. She likes to tell stories that make a difference. Michele enjoys outdoor activities, including hiking, camping and leisurely kayaking.