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.
NCAA DIVISION II WOMEN’S BASKETBALL WEST REGIONALS
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