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Lander faces North Georgia for Southeast Regional title

Lander faces North Georgia for Southeast Regional title

ANDERSON, S.C. – The fifth-seeded Lander women's basketball team takes on second-seeded North Georgia in the NCAA Southeast Regional championship on Monday night at 7:00 p.m., at the Abney Athletic Center.

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STORYLINES

• Lander (24-8) is making its 13th apperance in the NCAA Tournament. The Bearcat are 12-12 overall in the NCAA Tournament and are back in the Southeast Regional for the fifth consecutive season. Lander earned its first-ever trip to the NCAA Tournament in 1999. 

• Lander and North Georgia (29-4) have never met in the NCAA Tournament. 

• The Bearcats have faced the Nighthawks twice this season, winning 76-61 in Greenwood and falling 82-79 in Dahlonega. 

• Lander is making its fourth all-time appearance in the Southeast Regional championship. The Bearcats won the Southeast Regional title in 2012.

Jessica Harris was named to the D2CCA All-Southeast Region first team. 

• Monday will mark the first time the PBC has put two teams in the Southeast Region championship since 2016. 

• Lander is searching for its second appearance ever in the Elite Eight.