LCU rallies to advance to National Title Game

LCU advances to National Title game

LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Trailing for just the second time this season at halftime, #1 LCU poured it on in the second half to edge Central Missouri 63-61, advancing to the NCAA Division II National Championship game Friday in Columbus, Ohio.

Central Missouri, who was the last team to beat LCU in the playoffs back in the Elite 8 in 2018, led by 3 at the half.

Allie Schulte led the Lady Chaps with 24 points, including a huge hoop with less than a minute to play.

Emma Middleton added 14.

LCU moves to 22-0 and they meet 3rd seeded Drury Mo. (24-1) 7pm Friday in the D2 Title game.

The Lady Chaps will look for their third NCAA DII National Championship under Steve Gomez!

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