PHOTOS: UNK women advance to second round of NCAA Division II tournament

For the second straight year, the UNK women’s basketball team defeated Minnesota Duluth in the NCAA Division II tournament.

Playing on the home court of Central Region host Fort Hays State, the sixth-seeded Lopers (24-7) won 77-70 on Friday to eliminate the third-seeded Bulldogs (24-5) in the tournament’s opening round.

UNK will face either Missouri Western State or Southwestern Oklahoma State at 5 p.m. Saturday. A live broadcast is available at