Westmont women advance to NAIA second round

Tugce Canitez led the way with 27 points, 12 rebounds for Warriors

Joe Buttitta, KEYT NewsChannel 3 Anchor/Reporter, jbuttitta@keyt.com
POSTED: 09:31 PM PDT Mar 14, 2013    UPDATED: 09:34 PM PDT Mar 14, 2013 
FRANKFORT, Kentucky -

The Westmont Warriors (26-4) advanced to the second round of the NAIA Women's Basketball Tournament.

Tugce Canitez led the way for Westmont with 27 points and 12 rebounds in the 63-58 victory over eighth-seeded Cumberlands of Kentucky.

The Warriors advance to play fourth-seeded Rogers State of Oklahoma (24-9) in a second-round game on Friday.