Dillard, the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference regular-season and tournament champion, drew a No. 2 seed when the NAIA tournament field was completed Wednesday.
Loyola (22-9) received an at-large bid, giving the school participants in the men’s and women’s tournaments. Loyola’s women’s team (26-6), which won the Southern States Athletic Conference regular-season title, is seeded No. 6 and will play No. 3 seed Montana State Northern (23-8) on Thursday in Billings, Mont.
The tournament begins March 15 in Kansas City, Missouri. Dillard will play No. 7 seed Oklahoma City on Wednesday. Read more from The Advocate.