The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

March 8, 2013

NEO men, women playing in semifinal games


From staff reports

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — The Northeastern A&M Oklahoma men’s and women’s basketball teams have advanced to the semifinals of their respective Division I Region 2 tournaments.

The defending champion Lady Norse defeated Arkansas Baptist College 75-62 on Thursday in the regional quarterfinals in the Noble Complex at Oklahoma Baptist University.

With the win, the NEO women will play second-seeded Murray State College at 6 p.m. today in the semifinals.

The NEO men will play No. 8 seed Eastern State College at 3 p.m. today at the Noble Complex.