Penn State Completes Field for NCAA East Regional

KINGSTON, R.I. – Penn State claimed the fourth and final spot in the NCAA Division I Women's Basketball East Regional Tuesday by defeating Louisiana State, 90-80.

The Lady Lions (26-6) will join Connecticut, Kentucky and Gonzaga at the Ryan Center this weekend for the East Regional. The other three teams earned their spots on Monday night.

The regional semifinals will pit top-seeded Connecticut against No. 4 Penn State, while No. 2 Kentucky goes against No. 11 Gonzaga. Connecticut, Kentucky and Penn State are all ranked among the top 12 teams in the country in both polls, while Gonzaga is in the Sweet 16 for the third straight season.

The regional semifinals will be played at 4:30 p.m and 7 p.m. on Sunday, though the order of the two matchups have not been announced yet.

Fans can be part of the action by ordering tickets for the East Regional on GoRhody.com. There are all-session and single-session packages available. Order online or by calling the Ryan Center Box Office at 401.874.7267. Tickets may also be purchased in person at the box office, which is open Monday through Friday 10 a.m. until 6 p.m., and Saturdays from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

All-Session Ticket Packages (includes all three tournament games)
Adults - $50
Youth/Student - $35
Groups (20 or more) - $40*
*Please call 401.874.7267 for group orders.

Single-Session Ticket Packages (Either the Sweet 16 or the Elite 8)
Adults - $30
Youth/Student - $20
Groups (20 or more) - $25*
*Please call 401.874.7267 for group orders.