UMD women’s, men’s basketball heading to NCAA tournament

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The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) women’s basketball team will be representing the Central Region as the No. 1 seed in this year’s 2023 NCAA Division II Women’s Basketball Championship.

The Bulldogs will now host No. 8 seed Southern Nazarene for the first round of the tournament. Tip-off is Friday, March 10 at 5 p.m.

This marks the first time in school history the Bulldogs will host a Regional between either the women’s and men’s programs at Romano Gym. It will also be the UMD women’s fifth straight tournament trip.

Their Central Regional will run from March 10-13. For the full bracket, click here. For the full schedule, click here.

The UMD men’s basketball team was placed at No. 6 in their Central Regional and will take on No. 3 seeded Central Oklahoma on Saturday. Tip-off is set for Noon in Maryville, Missouri.

This mark’s their second straight national tournament berth after making it to March Madness last season for the first time since 2003.