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Lady Buffs roam into semis vs. Lions

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Texas A&M University-Commerce

The Texas A&M University-Commerce women's basketball team will play West Texas A&M at noon on Friday in a conference semifinal game.

The matchup was finalized Thursday after West Texas A&M's 61-36 trouncing of Angelo State at the Allen Events Center in Allen, site for all games in this year's Lone Star Conference tournament.

A&M-Commerce (11-15)  qualified for the game following Wednesday's 80-79 victory over Abilene Christian.

West Texas A&M (19-11) has now won seven consecutive games. The Lady Buffs are the no. 3 seed in the tournament, while the Lions are seeded no. 7 in the eight-team postseason field.

The Lady Buffs swept the season series with the Lions. WT defeated A&M-Commerce 72-51 in Canyon on Jan. 16 and did so again on Feb. 27 in Commerce by a 73-64 margin.