U of M Women Advance in WBI Tournament with Victory over UMKC - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Jarvis Greer

U of M Women Advance in WBI Tournament with Victory over UMKC

It's been 6 years since the University of Memphis Women's Basketball team has advanced to a non-conference Post Season Tournament..

The Tigers look to make the most of their return by playing in the New Women's Basketball Invitational..

Take you to the Elma Roane Fieldhouse on the campus, where the Tigers, seeded Number One in their Region, take on the Lady Kangaroos of Missouri-Kansas City.

Tigers get the ball to their star...that's Brittany Carter..and the Sophomore Transfer from Georgia getting it done...

22-points for Carter...

The U of M Defense very Good tonight...16-steals and force 22 turnovers..

Ramses Lonlack to the hole 8pts for Lonlack..

Nicole Dixon Big Minutes after Starter Taylor Mumphrey Tore a patella tendon in practice..

A double-double 14 points, 10 boards for Dixon..

The Tiger Women open up a 13 point lead, then hang on to get the victory..

The U of M wins it.

Final Score..72-67.

The U of M women, now advance to the WBI Quarterfinals..

They'll host Wichita State Sunday afternoon, 2pm, at the Elma Roane Fieldhouse.

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