Riding sharp shooting and strong performances from their centerpieces, the Bears improved to 12-8 on the season.
The Bears will face the University of Wisconsin-Superior in the first round of the playoffs Saturday.
The team remained No. 9 in the United Soccer Coaches rankings Tuesday.
“I believe and this team believes that we can win a championship this year,” sophomore Abhi Ramireddy said.
The Washington University women’s basketball team split its University Athletic Association road trip this weekend, losing to the University of Rochester on Friday, and then defeating Emory University on Sunday.
The men’s basketball came out of a mixed weekend against No. 6 Emory University and No. 11 University of Rochester tied for first place in the UAA with Emory and Brandeis University.
In a peculiarity of the University Athletic Association basketball schedule, days after tipping off at home against the University of Rochester Yellowjackets and the Emory University Eagles, the Washington University men’s and women’s basketball teams find themselves preparing for the same two teams again this week.
The Washington University men’s basketball team took their undefeated conference record into a weekend that had them matched up against the University of Rochester Yellowjackets and the No. 8 Emory University Eagles.
The Washington University women’s basketball had come into the weekend having won just one of its five University Athletic Association matchups.
The playoff fate of the Washington University volleyball team now rests with the NCAA tournament selection committee. After sweeping Case Western Reserve University in the first round of the University Athletic Association tournament, the Bears could not beat No. 1 Emory University on Friday afternoon to advance to the UAA title match and vie for an automatic bid to the tournament.
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