Hawaii Pacific women’s basketball to host NCAA Division II regional


Fresh off a PacWest conference title and in the midst of a 25-game winning streak, the Hawaii Pacific women’s basketball team was named the host of the NCAA Division II West Regional when the tournament bracket was released on Sunday.

HPU (29-1) was ranked third nationally when they won the PacWest conference tournament with a 68-57 win at Azusa Pacific during Saturday’s championship game. The Sharks enter the NCAA tournament as the No. 1 seed in the West region.

The eight-team regional will run from March 13-16 at the ‘Shark Tank,’ also known as the former St. Francis Gym.


March 13-16, 2020

Friday, March 13


Noon              No. 3 UC San Diego vs. No. 6 Northwest Nazarene

2:30 p.m.       No. 2 Alaska Anchorage vs. No. 7 Western Washington

5 p.m.            No. 1 Hawai‘i Pacific vs. No. 8 Cal Poly Pomona

7:30 p.m.       No. 4 Cal State San Marcos vs. No. 5 Azusa Pacific

Saturday, March 14


5 p.m.            Winner UCSD-NNU vs. Winner UAA-WWU

7:30 p.m.       Winner HPU-CPP vs. CSUSM-APU

Monday, March 16


7 p.m.            Semifinal winners

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