The Emporia State womens basketball team is ranked number 1 in the first Central Regional poll. Harding is ranked 2nd, Pittsburg State is 3rd, Minnesota State Moorehead is 4th, Central Missouri is 5th and Central Oklahoma 6th. Arkansas Tech is ranked 7th, Augustana 8th, Wayne State 9th and Winona State 10th. The Top 8 teams in the final regional poll advance to Central Regional tournament to be played March 9th, 10th and 13th.
The Emporia State womens basketball team bounced back from Saturdays loss at Missouri Western with a 73-61 win over Washburn Tuesday. Washburn won the mens game 90-63.
Washburn Rural competed the regular season sweep of the Emporia High basketball teams Tuesday night. Rural won the girls game 59-54 and won the boys game 61-51.