Piedmont Women's Basketball to Face Transylvania in NCAA Tournament

Piedmont Women's Basketball to Face Transylvania in NCAA Tournament

DEMOREST, Ga. – The Piedmont College women's basketball team will play Transylvania University on Friday in Lexington, Kentucky in the opening round of the NCAA Division III Tournament.

Gametime will be announced on Tuesday, Feb. 26.

The Lady Lions earned an automatic bid to the tournament by way of a 74-67 win over Berea College on Sunday in the USA South Athletic Conference Championship Game.

Transylvania enters Friday's game as the No. 20 team in nation according to D3hoops.com. The Pioneers finished the season with a 25-2 overall record and won the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference on Saturday to qualify for the tournament.

Chicago and Oglethorpe will meet each other in the other first-round game on Friday with the winners of both games meeting in the second-round on Saturday.

Release courtesy of the Piedmont sports information department.