Montana earned its bid by being champion of the Big Sky Conference.
Sooner women headed to Miami: OU’s women’s tennis team fell victim to a doubly tough conference at the Big 12 championships, losing its first-round match 4-3 to eventual tourney runner-up Oklahoma State.
But the Sooners are still ranked 18th and have been rewarded with an NCAA championship appointment against No. 54 Wichita State on May 9 at the Miami Regional. The winner of that match will play the winner of Miami and Boston University on May 10.
Sooners gain five individual entries: Once a team champion is determined, the NCAA draw will then focus on individuals. Just like the team title, it begins with a 64-entry bracket, and four Sooner men are in it: Guillermo Alcorta, Axel Alvarez, Andrew Harris and Dane Webb were all selected to compete, as well as the doubles team of Harris and Webb.
Those draws begin May 21, also in Athens, Ga., after a team champion has been decided.
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