Sports
7:57 pm
Mon March 12, 2012

UK Women A Number Two Seed In Tournament, Face McNeese State On Saturday

LEXINGTON, Ky.  The SEC regular season champions were rewarded Monday night with a number two seed in the Kingston Regional of the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament.  They will face number 15 McNeese State in the first round.  The game takes place in Ames, Iowa.

UK compiled a record of 25 and 6 in the 2011-2012 campaign including victories over Duke, Tennessee, Louisville, Georgia, and South Carolina.

The number two seeding is the highest for the UK Women's team since 1982.

Like their male counterparts, the Wildcats are coming off an upset loss in the SEC Tournament.