2011 NCAA Women's Division II Basketball Tournament

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The 2011 NCAA Women's Division II Basketball Tournament involves 64 schools playing in a single-elimination tournament to determine the national champion of women's NCAA Division II college basketball as a culmination of the 2010–11 basketball season.

Qualification and tournament format[edit]

The champions of the 22 basketball conferences qualify automatically. An additional 42 teams are selected as at-large participants by the selection committee. The first three rounds of the tournament are organized in regions comprising eight participants in groups of two or three conferences (two in the Central and Midwest regions). The eight regional winners then meet at the Elite Eight for the final three rounds held at the St. Joseph Civic Arena in St. Joseph, Missouri.

Automatic qualifiers[edit]

The following teams automatically qualified for the tournament as the winner of their conference championships:[1]

Team Conference Region
Cal Poly Pomona CCAA West
Goldey–Beacom CACC East
Shaw CIAA Atlantic
Barton Conference Carolinas Southeast
C.W. Post ECC East
Michigan Tech GLIAC Midwest
Lewis GLVC Midwest
Alaska Anchorage GNAC West
Arkansas Tech Gulf South South
Texas–Permian Basin Heartland South Central
Texas Women's Lone Star South Central
Northwest Missouri State MIAA South Central
Bentley Northeast-10 East
Winona State NSIC Central
Grand Canyon Pacific West West
Georgia College Peach Belt Southeast
Edinboro PSAC Atlantic
Fort Lewis RMAC Central
Tusculum SAC Southeast
Fort Valley State SIAC South
Florida State Sunshine State South
Glenville State WVIAC Atlantic

Qualified teams[edit]

Regional play[edit]

South – Russellville, Arkansas[edit]

First Round
March 11
Second Round
March 12
Third Round
March 14
                 
1 Arkansas Tech 102
8 Fort Valley State 65
1 Arkansas Tech 83
4 Florida Tech 74
4 Florida Tech 56
5 Tampa 54
1 Arkansas Tech 85
2 Delta State 77
3 Florida Southern 87
6 Ouachita Baptist 74
3 Florida Southern 67
2 Delta State 72
2 Delta State 56
7 North Alabama 47

Midwest – Houghton, Michigan[edit]

First Round
March 11
Second Round
March 12
Third Round
March 14
                 
1 Michigan Tech 72
8 Lewis 56
1 Michigan Tech 70
5 Drury 51
4 Grand Valley State 60
5 Drury 67
1 Michigan Tech 69
3 Wisconsin–Parkside 57
3 Wisconsin–Parkside 73
6 Missouri S&T 55
3 Wisconsin–Parkside 73
2 Quincy 62
2 Quincy 85
7 Kentucky Wesleyan

South Central – Tahlequah, Oklahoma[edit]

First Round
March 11
Second Round
March 12
Third Round
March 14
                 
1 Northeastern State 88
8 Tex. Permian Basin 68
1 Northeastern State 60
5 Central Okla. 68
4 Washburn 64
5 Central Okla. 65
5 Central Okla. 70
2 Northwest Mo. State 82
3 Tarleton State 86
6 Southeastern Okla. 75
3 Tarleton State 61
2 Northwest Mo. State 77
2 Northwest Mo. State 92
7 Texas Women's 73

West – Pomona, California[edit]

First Round
March 11
Second Round
March 12
Third Round
March 14
                 
1 Cal Poly Pomona 71
8 Cal St. San Bern. 43
1 Cal Poly Pomona 67
5 Alaska Anchorage 47
4 Western Washington 48
5 Alaska Anchorage 55
1 Cal Poly Pomona 68
2 Grand Canyon 61
3 Cal St. Monterey Bay 68
6 Dixie State 59
3 Cal St. Monterey Bay 35
2 Grand Canyon 55
2 Grand Canyon 53
7 Seattle Pacific 51

Central – Durango, Colorado[edit]

First Round
March 11
Second Round
March 12
Third Round
March 14
                 
1 Fort Lewis 66
8 Adams State 77
8 Adams State 66
4 Northern State 49
4 Northern State 74
5 Concordia–St. Paul 70
8 Adams State 36
2 Metro State 49
3 Wayne State (Neb.) 78
6 Colorado Christian 73
3 Wayne State (Neb.) 55
2 Metro State 74
2 Metro State 70
7 Winona State 56

Atlantic – Edinboro, Pennsylvania[edit]

First Round
March 11
Second Round
March 12
Third Round
March 14
                 
1 Edinboro 51
8 Shaw 72
8 Shaw 70
5 California (Pa.) 63
4 Charleston (W.Va.) 59
5 California (Pa.) 75
8 Shaw 74
2 Johnson C. Smith 54
3 West Liberty 71
6 Millersville 68
3 West Liberty 72
2 Johnson C. Smith 78
2 Johnson C. Smith 74
7 Glenville State 69

East – Waltham, Massachusetts[edit]

First Round
March 11
Second Round
March 13
Third Round
March 15
                 
1 Bentley 75
8 C.W. Post 67
1 Bentley 77
4 Assumption 64
4 Assumption 74
5 Saint Rose 64
1 Bentley 64
6 Pace 61
3 Franklin Pierce 62
6 Pace 64
6 Pace 89
2 Holy Family 72
2 Holy Family 79
7 Goldey–Beacom 67

Southeast – Morrow, Georgia[edit]

First Round
March 11
Second Round
March 12
Third Round
March 14
                 
1 Clayton State 79
8 Francis Marion 54
1 Clayton State 97
5 Barton 71
4 Georgia College 79
5 Barton 80
1 Clayton State 76
2 Lander 60
3 S.C. Aiken 69
6 Tusculum 66
3 S.C. Aiken 68
2 Lander 85
2 Lander 86
7 Wingate 54

Elite Eight – St. Joseph, Missouri[edit]

Quarterfinals
Tuesday, March 22
Semifinals
Wednesday, March 23
National Championship
Friday, March 25
                 
S1 Arkansas Tech 58
MW1 Michigan Tech 69
MW1 Michigan Tech 89
SC2 Northwest Mo. State 78
SC2 Northwest Mo. State 78
W1 Cal Poly Pomona 65
MW1 Michigan Tech 50
SE1 Clayton State 69
C2 Metro State 45
A8 Shaw 46
A8 Shaw 46
SE1 Clayton State 63
E1 Bentley 61
SE1 Clayton State 84

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