Lady Rams crush Tennessee Temple by 31-point margin to advance to Regional Championships
A title win on Saturday will make the Lady Rams "Hoosier-Bound"
Sports Information Department BC
March 9, 2012
Bluefield College Athletics
Sports Information Department
Chattanooga, Tenn.- The Lady Rams basketball flexed their muscles on Friday night as they dominated Tennessee Temple in the NCCAA Regional Semi-finals with a 70-39 win to prove their worthy of a #1 seeding.
Bluefield never trailed in the entire contest against the Lady Crusaders, who were playing on their home court for the site of the NCCAA's Mid-East Region.
The Lady Rams got great contribution from all twelve players on Friday night, who now will advance to meet Oakland City on Saturday afternoon for the Regional title.
SR guard Kia Gillard shot lights out making 9 of 10 field goals for 21 points and pulling down six rebounds. Season leading scorer, So Teqa McNeal also added 12 points on the night.
Bluefield will face Oakland City at 3:00pm EST on Saturday at Tennessee Temple for the NCCAA Mid-East Regional Championship. The winner will book the automatic bid to the NCCAA National Championships in Winona Lake, Ind.
Bluefield looks to become "Hoosier-Bound" for its second trip in the past three seasons. The Lady Rams will have to beat the Lady Oaks (13-14) who defeated #2-seeded Asbury University on Friday evening to advance to the title game.
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