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Lady Lions earn NCAA 3-seed, game with Wichita St.

Updated: Wednesday, March 19 2014, 12:36 AM EDT

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; March 17, 2014 – The No. 15/14 Penn State Lady Lions (22-7, 13-3) earned their fourth-straight NCAA Tournament appearance after claiming a No. 3 seed in the 2014 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament where they will face No. 14 Wichita State (26-6, 14-4Missouri Valley) on Sunday at 12:30 p.m. at the Bryce Jordan Center. The Penn State-Wichita State contest will be the first game of a doubleheader with No. 6 seed Dayton (23-7, 14-12 Atlantic 10) facing No. 11 Florida (19-12, 8-8 SEC) at 3 p.m. on ESPN. The winner of each game will face off in a second round matchup on Tuesday at 7 p.m. The Penn State-Wichita State game will be televised on ESPN2 and ESPN3.
 
Penn State is making its 25th NCAA Tournament appearance and fourth-straight. The Lady Lions are making four consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances for the first time since earning seven-straight berths from 1999-05. Penn State is one of only 10 teams to earn 25 or more NCAA Tournament berths. The Lady Lions are 30-24 all-time in the NCAA Tournament.
 
The Lady Lions and the Shockers have never met on the hardwood. Penn State is 1-1 all-time against current Missouri Valley Conference teams. As for the other teams in the University Park bracket, Penn State is 2-1 all-time against Dayton and 1-1 versus Florida.

Lady Lions earn NCAA 3-seed, game with Wichita St.


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