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(Photo via WIU Athletic Communications)



The WIU Women's Basketball team heads into the Summit League Tournament as the 1 seed and the outright Regular Season Champions. JD Gravina's squad finished the season at 23-6 and 13-3 in Summit League play. They'll match up with 8th seeded Denver Saturday at Noon for their first round matchup. 


The team held Media Day yesterday at Western Hall as they get ready to travel to Sioux Falls. Coach Gravina and players Emily Clemens, Taylor Higginbotham, and Morgan Blumer discussed sat down with the local media to discuss a number of storylines heading into tournament play.


Coach Gravina


Emily Clemens


Taylor Higginbotham


Morgan Blumer