SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (WMBF) - The Francis Marion women's basketball team's impressive postseason run came to an end on Tuesday night after falling to Alaska Anchorage in the NCAA Tournament's elite eight, 79-55. It was the first national quarterfinal appearance by the Patriots since 1998.
Briana Burgins had 29 points and three rebounds in the losing effort. FMU finishes the season with a record of 24-9, and a Southeast Regional Championship.