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Buffs On The Road For WNIT Second Round At South Dakota

Mar 15, 2012

BOULDER - The University of Colorado will play its second round Postseason WNIT game at the University of South Dakota on Monday, March 19, at 6 p.m. MDT, at the DakotaDome in Vermillion, S.D.

South Dakota, 23-7 overall, advanced to the second round by defeating Drake University, 61-53, at the DakotaDome on Thursday. The Coyotes, who become eligible for  NCAA Division I championships beginning next season after a four-year transition from NCAA Division II,  placed third in the regular season Summit League standings at 12-6

Colorado, 19-13 overall, advanced to the second round with a 54-42 win over Northern Colorado on March 14. The Buffaloes are 8-3 all-time in the WNIT, advancing to the quarterfinals in 2011 and the semifinals in 2008.

This will mark Colorado's second-ever WNIT road game. The Buffaloes defeated Wyoming, 70-58, in Laramie in the third round of last year's WNIT.

Monday's game will be carried live on KKZN AM 760 and online audio coverage is also available through the free audio subscription at BuffsTV at

Colorado finished 10th in its first year in the Pac-12 Conference with a record of 6-12. The Buffaloes are one of five Pac-12 Conference.