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Lincoln women to face Pittsburg St. in MIAA opener

Vivian Essuon and the Lincoln Blue Tigers will take on Pittsburg State tonight in the opening round of the MIAA Basketball Championships in Kansas City.

Vivian Essuon and the Lincoln Blue Tigers will take on Pittsburg State tonight in the opening round of the MIAA Basketball Championships in Kansas City. Photo by Kris Wilson.

The Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association Tournament starts today, the first day of March. It’s the month where anything can happen in college basketball.

As the seventh-seeded Lincoln women get set to take on second-seeded Pittsburg State in the quarterfinals at 6 p.m. today at Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, the Blue Tigers hope to kick March off in style by pulling an upset.

What a story it would be if Lincoln could pull it off. The Blue Tigers (14-12, 8-12 MIAA) are in the MIAA championships for the first time since the 1985-86 season.

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