The women’s basketball team reached the semifinals of the Summit League Conference Tournament after defeating No. 5 seed Oakland 72-59 Sunday in Sioux Falls, S.D.at the Sioux Falls Arena.
The third-seeded Roos’ next opponent was seventh-seeded Western Illinois with tipoff scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Monday.
On Sunday, senior Kim Nezianya led the Roos with 15 points, while sophomore guard Eilise O’Connor scored 12. Seniors LeAndrea Thomas and Dayon Hall-Jones each scored 11 points against the Grizzlies. The Roos, who improved to 21-10, outrebounded the Grizzlies 47-36 and held them to 35 percent shooting from the field.