Tulsa Women's Hoops to Play at Memphis This Thursday in WNIT First Round
March 14, 2004
Tulsa, Oklahoma - The University of Tulsa women's basketball team will make its first ever postseason appearance when the Golden Hurricane faces the Memphis Tigers in the first round of the 2004 Women's National Invitation Tournament (WNIT) at 7:00 p.m. this Thursday at Elma Roane Fieldhouse in Memphis, Tennessee.
TU was one of 32 teams selected to the postseason WNIT, and one of two Western Athletic Conference teams. Rice will play at Arkansas State in the first round.
Tulsa has posted a 19-11 overall record this season and registered a third place WAC finish with an 11-7 mark. The Golden Hurricane advanced to the WAC Tournament semifinals before falling to tournament runner-up Rice.
Memphis is 20-9 overall this season and 11-3 at home. The Tigers posted a 9-5 league record, which was good enough for a sixth place finish in Conference USA. Memphis fell to Louisville in the C-USA Tournament quarterfinals. The Tigers are making their fourth appearance in the WNIT, but the first since the 2000-01 campaign.
Tickets for the Tulsa-Memphis game can be purchased through The University of Memphis ticket office at (901) 678-2331. Tickets are $7 for reserved seats, $5 for general admission and $4 for Students/Youths/Senior Citizens.
Thursday's game will be broadcast live on KRSC 91.3 FM, or on the internet at www.TulsaHurricane.com.
A complete bracket can be viewed by visiting the WNIT website at www.womensnit.com.
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