K-State women chosen to host 2 rounds of NCAA Tournament

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Jeff Mittie’s team is dancing again, and this time, the Wildcats won’t even have to board a plane to do so.

Kansas State was chosen as a 7-seed for the 2017 NCAA Tournament, and due to a scheduling conflict with 2-seed Stanford, will host the first two rounds of the event at Bramlage Coliseum.

The Wildcats, which finished fourth in the Big 12 this season, will play 10-seed Drake in the first round on Saturday. The other side of the bracket matches up Stanford and 15-seed New Mexico State.

The Cardinal would have been chosen to host, but the school’s arena is going to be occupied by the NCAA gymnastics tournament at the same time.

K-State has hosted postseason tournament action before, most recently in the 2013 WNIT. The Wildcats last hosted NCAA Tournament games in 2003.

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