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Lady Panthers Ranked #1 in NCAA Atlantic Region

The Virginia Union University women’s basketball team is ranked #1 in the Atlantic Region in the first regional rankings done by the NCAA, it was revealed on Wednesday, February 14.

The Lady Panthers are 22-2 overall and 20-2 in Atlantic Region games.

There will be three more regional rankings to be released on a weekly basis, with the final regional rankings to be revealed at 10:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 4.

If VUU is the #1 team in the Atlantic Region on March 4, the Lady Panthers will have the first right-of-refusal to host the first three rounds of the NCAA Division II Women’s Basketball Tournament.

Virginia Union last hosted the Atlantic Regionals in 2016 in Barco-Stevens Hall.

The Lady Panthers host CIAA opponent Lincoln (PA) University at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 17, in Barco-Stevens Hall in Richmond, VA.

ATLANTIC
1 Virginia Union 22-2 20-2
2 Indiana (Pennsylvania) 19-2 19-2
3 Edinboro 20-2 20-2
4 Glenville State 22-1 22-1
5 Virginia State 18-3 18-3
6 California (Pennsylvania) 20-4 20-4
7 West Chester 19-4 19-4
8 Seton Hill 18-7 18-7
9 Chowan 15-5 15-5
10 Notre Dame (Ohio) 17-8 15-8