The NCAA released its Division II NCAA Tournament bracket Sunday evening and WV Wesleyan earned its way to the postseason event by claiming the WVIAC Tournament Championship Saturday afternoon.
The Bobcats garnered the automatic bid from the WVIAC, earning the No. 7 seed in the Atlantic Region. WV Wesleyan is the No. 7 seed in the Atlantic Region. The Bobcats, playing in their first-ever NCAA Tournament, will square off against No. 2 Shaw in the first round.
WV Wesleyan picked up the automatic bid by winning the WVIAC Tournament with a 97-76 victory over No. 3 Glenville State. The Bobcats won the WVIAC regular-season title with 162.73 power rating points. WV Wesleyan was 18-4 in league play and currently stands at 24-6 on the season.
The Bobcats will play their opening-round game Friday, March 9 at Edinboro.