Boilers draw Liberty in Louisville

Purdue has been handed a No. 4 seed, meeting with Liberty in the first round of the NCAA women's tournament.

Purdue's ticket was already punched; its itinerary became official on Monday.

The bracket is set, and the Boilermakers have been handed a No. 4 seed in the Oklahoma City regional, meeting with 13th-seeded Liberty in the tournament's first round. The two teams will play in Louisville on Sunday.

The Boilermakers have reached the NCAA women's tournament for the 23rd time in 25 years, and are the winningest Big Ten team in the field with 44 wins overall.

Purdue earned its seed in the NCAA tournament by winning the Big Ten championship. Last year, the Boilermakers fell as a No. 4 seeded in the second round, losing 72-61 to South Carolina.

Boiler Sports Report will provide comprehensive coverage of Purdue's appearance in the NCAA tournament.

Chris Emma has covered recruiting, college athletics and professional baseball for FOX Sports Next since 2009. Emma covered the Nebraska Cornhuskers and Northwestern Wildcats, and currently covers the Purdue Boilermakers. A Chicago native, he resides in West Lafayette.
Facebook | Twitter| E-Mail |

Boiler Sports Report Top Stories