Bears advance to national championship game

| Executive Editor

The Washington University women’s basketball team defeated No. 7 Illinois Wesleyan University to move into the national title game of the 2011 Division III NCAA Women’s Basketball Championships in Bloomington, Ill.

The No. 12 Bears defeated the host Titans 87-77 to set up a rematch of last season’s national semifinal game against No. 2 Amherst College.

The Bears have made the title game each of the past three seasons and will be looking to win back-to-back titles on Saturday.

Editor’s note: Complete coverage to follow from Bloomington, Ill.

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