Kirkwood punches ticket to NJCAA DII National Tournament

Published: Apr. 10, 2021 at 6:59 PM CDT
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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - The Kirkwood Eagles defeated the Southwestern Spartans 77-52 on Saturday afternoon to clinch a berth in the NJCAA DII National Tournament.

The Eagles took a commanding lead in the first half after outscoring the Spartans 22-10 in the second quarter. Kemara Watson led the Eagles with a career best 21 points.

Kirkwood will wait until Monday to find out who their first-round opponent will be at the tournament which takes place in Hickory, North Carolina.

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