NMMC Women’s Basketball Qualifies For AII Championship Tournament!


NMMC Women’s Basketball Qualifies For AII Championship Tournament!

Staff Report

The Association of Independent Institutions (A.I.I.) announced on Monday, Feb. 13 that the Northern New Mexico College Women’s Basketball is among six teams that have been selected for the 2017 A.I.I. Women’s Basketball Conference Championships. The tournament will be held on the campus of College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout, Missouri from February 24-26.

Northern New Mexico College Women’s Basketball team and Coach Gallegos will be facing off against top seed and host College of the Ozarks, Indiana University Northwest (Gary, Ind.), Haskell Indian Nations University (Lawrence, Kan.), Rochester College (Rochester Hills, Mich.), and Johnson & Wales University (Denver, Colo.).

The tournament will get underway on Friday, February 24 at 1pm CST when our own Northern New Mexico take on Rochester College in the first quarterfinal contest. At 3pm CST the third seed Haskell Indian Nations University will take on Johnson & Wales in the second quarterfinal. The winner of Northern New Mexico versus Rochester will advance to take on College of the Ozarks at 1pm CST on Saturday. The second seeded Indiana University Northwest Redhawks will take on the winner of Haskell Indian Nations vs Johnson & Wales at 3pm CST. The Championship game will take place on Sunday, February 26 at 2pm CST.

Best of luck to our Lady Eagles!