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Gonzaga, WSU Women To Participate In March Madness

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The women’s March Madness national basketball tournament will include two Inland Northwest teams, Gonzaga and Washington State.The Gonzaga Bulldogs make the tournament as a fifth seed in what organizers call the Mercado region. They’ll play the Belmont Bruins from Nashville, Tennessee.

The Washington State Cougars make the tournament as a ninth seed and play the South Florida Bulls from Tampa-St. Petersburg.

If each happen to win their first two games, a huge if, they would play each other in the third round.

The Gonzaga women won the West Coast Conference basketball tournament. WSU’s women finished in the middle of the pack in the Pac-12, one of the toughest conferences in the nation this season.