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First Time: Lion Men & Women Both In NCAA Tourney

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Tim McMurray, Texas A&M-Commerce athletic director, says for the first time both the Lion men's and women's basketball teams are in the NCAA Division 2 tournament.  The Lion men will play Dallas Baptist in the regional tournament at West Texas A&M Thursday or Friday.  The Lion women, in the tournament for the first time since 2006-07 when they made the Elite Eight, will be at Grand Junction, Colo., and play Colorado Mesa at 7 p.m. Friday.  The games will be broadcast on KETR.

John Mark Dempsey is the host of the public interest program The Blacklands Café from KETR News. Dempsey is also the play-by-play announcer for Commerce Tigers Football on 88.9 FM and on ketr.org.
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