women's basketball

submitted / Missouri Valley Conference

After last year's last-minute cancellation, the Missouri Valley Conference Women's Basketball Tournament will return to the TaxSlayer Center next month. The conference and Visit Quad Cities have announced Hoops in the Heartland will be held March 11th through the 14th.

Just hours before it was scheduled to begin, the Missouri Valley Conference women's basketball tournament has been canceled. The first games were set for Thursday night at the TaxSlayer Center in Moline. 

https://tinyurl.com/wlcc656 / Monmouth College

The Monmouth College women's basketball team will face No. 5 Wartburg in the first round of the NCAA Division Three tournament.

The Fighting Scots picked up the automatic slot by defeating Ripon in the Midwest Conference championship tournament.

Monmouth's record is 21 and 6, and 14 and 4 in conference play. 

https://bit.ly/2O3bK3e / Missouri Valley Conference

Basketball players from all over the Midwest are arriving in the Quad Cities for the Missouri Valley Conference Women's Basketball Tournament. Hoops in the Heartland begins Thursday at the TaxSlayer Center in Moline.

View of the basketball court and seats inside the iWireless Center
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CdIemJKUkAA3MMv.jpg:large / Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau

Hundreds of basketball players, coaches, and fans are in the Quad Cities for the Missouri Valley Conference women's tournament, Hoops in the Heartland.

On today's WVIK News Focus, Michelle O'Neill reports the winning team will be crowned on Sunday, and a local tourism official hopes the iWireless Center is packed to the rafters.

Quad Cities Prepare for Missouri Valley Conference

Sep 10, 2015
file / WVIK Staff

There's still six months until a major women's basketball tournament comes to Moline-- but, organizers are already making a home in the Quad Cities. Today, the Missouri Valley Conference unveiled its new logo and slogan, "Hoops in the Heartland."