Texas women match up with Penn in NCAA tournament

Texas guard Brady Sanders (32) and forward Nneka Enemkpali (3) cheer from the bench in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Oklahoma in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 Conference women's tournament in Oklahoma City, Saturday, March 8, 2014. Texas won 82-72. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Texas women enter the NCAA Tournament as a No. 5 seed and will take on 12th-seeded Pennsylvania in the opening round on Sunday in College Park, Md.

The Longhorns enter the tournament at 21-11 overall after finishing fourth in the Big 12. Texas is coming off a 67-60 loss to No. 7 West Virginia in the conference semifinals.

Penn enters the dance at 20-8 overall and earned a spot in the field after winning the Ivy League’s automatic bid.

The Horns will take on the Quakers at 2 p.m. Sunday. The game will be broadcast on ESPN. This will be the first matchup between the two in program history.

The winner of the game will face the winner of No. 4 Maryland (24-6) and 13th-seeded Army (25-7).

Regional final games will be played in Louisville, Kent.

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