The Emporia State women are the number 1 seed in the NCAA Central Regional tournament. They will open play Friday against Southwestern Oklahoma State. The tournament host will be Harding the number 2 seed.
For the second year in a row the Emporia State womens basketball team has won the MIAA post-season tournament Championship, out scoring Central Missouri 75-71.
The six area teams claiming substate basketball titles Saturday found out their state tournament pairings Sunday.
The Olpe boys' and girls' basketball teams advanced to next week's 2-A State tournament in Manhattan with wins in the Mission Valley 2-A Sub-State. The Olpe girls held off Northern Heights 57-47 and the Olpe boys beat Bishop Seabury 42-33.
The Emporia State women's basketball team advanced to the MIAA tournament championship game with a 90-69 win over Southwest Baptist Saturday.
The Emporia State women face Southwest Baptist Saturday afternoon in the semi-finals of the MIAA tournament.
The Emporia High girls basketball team faces Leavenworth in a Sub-State championship game Saturday night.