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Heartbreak on the Hardcourt…UAA women ousted at NCAAs

HEARTBREAK ON THE HARDCOURT LAST NIGHT AS THE UAA WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM, RANKED NUMBER FOUR IN THE NATION, LOST AT THE BUZZER TO AZUSA PACIFIC 65-63 IN THE WEST REGION FINAL OF THE NCAA DIVISION 2 TOURNAMENT IN LAJOLLA, CALIFORNIA.

DOWN BY 2, UAA’S TARA THOMPSON HIT A THREE-POINTER TO GIVE THE SEAWOLVES A ONE-POINT LEAD WITH 3.2 SECONDS REMAINING, BUT AFTER A TIMEOUT MOVED THE BALL TO HALFCOURT, AZUSA PACIFIC’S LYDIA NIETO THREW IN A DESPERATION SHOT AT THE BUZZER TO SEND THE COUGARS TO THE ELITE EIGHT.

UAA’S SEASON COMES TO AN END AT 30-3, THE SECOND TIME IN FOUR YEARS UAA HAS HIT THE 30 WIN MARK.

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