Fisk women’s hoops concludes regular season 2nd place in theGCAC

Courtesy of Fisk University Athletics

Fisk University Women’s Basketball is heading into the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference (GCAC) tournament as the #2 seed after an impressive season, finishing as the Runner-Up for the GCAC regular season conference play. Another modern-day first for Fisk Women’s Basketball. 

To be held on the campus of Tougaloo College, the single-elimination tournament tips off on Thursday, February 23, at 12p CST. The tournament field is comprised of the top eight teams in the conference, seeded according to their won-lost records. 

#1 Rust College secured the top seed with a record of 12-2, while #2 Fisk earned the second seed with an 11-3 record. The #3 spot belongs to Philander Smith, who also finished with an 11-3 record but fell behind Fisk in the tiebreaker ruling. The Panthers will face off against the tournament’s host school, #6 Tougaloo. Wiley College comes in as the #4 seed (7-7), and they will battle #5 Dillard (6-8). Finally, #7 Oakwood (3-11) will take on #2 Fisk in the first round.

Follow the tournament live online via HBCU League Pass+ App, which will broadcast all the games on the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference channel and each institutional channel. 

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