BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Birmingham-Southern women's basketball team begins its fight for the Southern Athletic Association championship Friday, Feb. 23 at 3 p.m. The sixth seeded Panthers take on No. 3 seed Hendrix College.
BSC dropped both its games against Hendrix this season. The first was an 82-72 double overtime thriller at home on January 12. The second was a 66-60 finish on February 9. The Panthers have a history against Hendrix in the postseason. They fell to the Warriors 60-55 in last year's tournament championship. Prior to that, BSC upended the Warriors in the 2015 semifinals.
This year's tournament is hosted by top seed Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, Ga. The Stormy Petrels went 11-3 in conference play to take the regular season title. Fans can follow the action at tournament central.