FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The No. 9-ranked Indiana Tech women’s basketball team fell to Cornerstone, 72-69, in the finals of the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) Tournament on Tuesday evening at the Schaefer Center.
knotted up at 66 with 1:02 remaining in the game. Cornerstone went just 3-6 from the free throw line in their next three trips, but a key offensive rebound for the Golden Eagles gave them their third trip to the charity stripe as they made it a 69-66 lead with 14.3 seconds to play. Tech would turn the ball over on their next possession though and have to foul to keep the hopes of a conference tournament title alive, but Cass Vredevoogd hit the second of her two free throws to extend the lead to four points with nine seconds left. Kauffmann hit a three to cut the deficit to one at 70-69 with four seconds left, but Sydney Muller knocked down both free throws to make it a 72-69 game and Kauffman’s last second-heave was off the mark as Cornerstone beat the Warriors for the second time this season.
start March 7 in Sioux City, Iowa. The Warriors will find out their first round opponent on Wednesday, February 28 with the Bracket Reveal show, which will broadcasted from the NAIA Facebook page starting at 7 p.m. EST.