TAMIU Teams Earn Fifth Seeds in RRAC Post-Season March 3, 2005

TAMIU Teams Earn Fifth Seeds in RRAC Post-Season


Texas A&M International University's men's and women's basketball teams have earned fifth seeds in their respective Red River Athletic Conference postseason tournament. Both tournaments will be held Thursday through Saturday in Waxahachie, with Southwestern Assemblies of God University serving as host.

The TAMIU women (14-8 RRAC) will face fourth-seeded UT-Permian Basin in quarterfinal round action on Thursday at the Full Life Center on the SAGU campus. Tip-off is scheduled for 2 p.m.. TAMIU and UTPB have split two games this season, with each team winning on its home court.

The winner of Thursday's game between the Dustdevils and Lady Falcons will advance to the semifinals to face the winner of the Houston Baptist vs. Bacone College game. HBU (22-0 RRAC) is currently the top ranked team in the NAIA top-25 poll.

The TAMIU men (13-9 RRAC) will open tournament play with a quarterfinal round match-up against Texas College on Thursday at Waxahachie High School.

That game will also tip at 2 p.m.. TAMIU and TC have split two games this season, with each team pulling off close wins on the other team's home court.

The TAMIU vs. Texas College winner will play the Houston Baptist vs. Bacone College winner in the semifinal round on Friday. All semifinal round and championship games in both tournaments will be held at the Full Life Center.

The Red River Athletic Conference will receive at least two berths

the NAIA Division I men's and women's National Championship. The men's National Championship will be held in Kansas City, Mo. with the

women's tournament slated for Jackson, Tenn.

Link to men's tournament schedule:


Link to women's tournament schedule:


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