CU men’s and women’s basketball teams to play in NAIA national tournament

March 10, 2016
For Immediate Release

Men's and Women's basketball

By Jordan Antle, communications assistant

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. — Both Campbellsville University’s men’s and women’s basketball teams punched their tickets to the NAIA national tournament as the selection process took place on Wednesday, March 9.

 A No. 8 national ranking has the Lady Tigers checking in as the At-Large No. 2 qualifying seed and a spot opposite Xavier (La.) at the 36th Annual NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball National Championship.

The Lady Tigers (25-7), which was Mid-South Conference regular-season and tournament runners-up, and Xavier (22-11), Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Tournament champion, will play Wednesday, March 16 at 9:30 a.m. ET.

 Tiger basketball moved back into the NAIA Top 25 for the final regular-season poll and CU also picked up the 12th at-large bid to the 79th Annual Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball National Championship.

No. 23 Campbellsville (22-10) will play the Sooner Athletic Conference Regular Season champion and 10th-ranked Texas Wesleyan University (24-7) on Thursday, March 17 at 10 a.m. ET.

All games of the tournament will be live on the Campbellsville University Sports Network, 88.7 The Tiger (

The first 30 games of the national championship will be video-streamed live on, the NAIA’s official video-streaming platform powered by Stretch Internet. The championship final will air on ESPN3 for the second-straight year.

Campbellsville University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than 3,500 students offering 63 undergraduate options, 17 master’s degrees, five postgraduate areas and eight pre-professional programs. The website for complete information is

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