UW-Stout women's basketball gearing up for first Sweet 16 since 2006

Mar. 5—The UW-Stout Blue Devils women's basketball team's magical season reached new heights after they defeated Washington University of St. Louis and Puget Sound in their opening round matchups of the NCAA Division III Tournament. Stout is now in the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2006, but according to head coach Hannah Iverson, the Blue Devils are "not done yet."

For a long portion of the year, it didn't look like Stout wouldn't even be in this position. After a loss 58-47 at UW-Oshkosh on Jan. 27, the Blue Devils fell to a decent, but certainly not Sweet 16-level 12-7 record. It was also Stout's sixth loss in seven games. It was a stretch that Iverson admitted, had the Blue Devils questioning themselves but ultimately served to strengthen their resolve.

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