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WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: NIC host the Holiday Inn Express NWAC Crossover


North Idaho College will host the Holiday Inn Express NWAC Crossover on December 16-18 at Christianson Gymnasium. The three day women's basketball tournament will feature a team from each region of the Northwest Athletic Conference. The host team, North Idaho College, will represent the East Region and the Cardinals come in with a 5-1 record. Umpqua CC, from the South Region, comes in undefeated at 7-0, and the Riverhawks are ranked # 2 in the first NWAC poll. Bellevue College from the NWAC North comes in at 1-4, and South Puget Sound from the NWAC West sports a 1-6 record.

The Cardinals are ranked  #6 in the NWAC poll, and they will face Umpqua CC in the tournament opener at 7:30pm on Sunday December 16.

The complete tournament schedule:

Sunday Dec 16:    5:30       Bellevue CC vs South Puget Sound

                              7:30       North Idaho College vs Umpqua CC

Monday Dec 17    3:30       Umpqua CC vs Bellevue College

                              5:30       North Idaho College vs South Puget Sound

Tuesday Dec 18:   11:00     South Puget Sound vs Umpqua CC

                              1:00       North Idaho College vs Bellevue College

Games featuring NIC will be webcast live at www.nicathletics,com. Tune in to follow the Cardinals. Admission to the tournament is $5.00 per day for the doubleheader. NIC Booster Club passes are valid for the tournament. 

More Information
Contact the NIC Athletics Department at (208) 769-3348 or go on the Cardinal website at for more information.