The Tommies overcame poor outside shooting with a dominant defensive performance to advance past the Loras College (19-9) Duhawks.
The No. 15-ranked St. Thomas women’s basketball team will face Loras College (Iowa) Friday, March 7, in Schoenecker Arena.
The St. Thomas men’s basketball team received an at-large bid and will face Augustana (Ill.) in the first round of the NCAA tournament Friday.
Forward Taylor Montero’s 18 points and 13 rebounds weren’t enough for No. 12-ranked St. Thomas.
St. Olaf defeated the St. Thomas men’s basketball team 63-53 to win the MIAC tournament championship Sunday afternoon at Schoenecker Arena.