- Created: Tuesday, 12 January 2021 05:45
By RICK PETERSON
Coming off arguably its biggest win of the season, Washburn’s women’s basketball team will open its bid in the MIAA Tournament Wednesday night at Central Missouri.
The Ichabods, who are making their 31st-straight appearance in the MIAA Tournament, are the No. 7 seed and will face the No. 2-seeded Jennies in a 6 p.m. contest.
Washburn, 11-11 on the season, is coming off a 74-64 home win over Emporia State while the Jennies are coming off a 79-45 win over Lincoln, improving to 19-3 on the season.
Central Missouri is the defending MIAA Tournament champ.
Senior Huntley Bentley averages a team-high 15.5 points for the Ichabods, while also averaging 6.2 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.6 steals.