Mount Vernon News
 
 
Mount Vernon News
March 19, 2013 11:22 am EDT

 

COLUMBUS — Niki Diguilio, a 2010 graduate of Mount Vernon High School, will participate in the women’s NCAA tournament.

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And she won’t be too far from home.

Diguilio, a junior for Central Michigan, will play Saturday in Columbus. The Chippewas, a No. 11 seed, will take on No. 6 seed Oklahoma. The winner faces either UCLA or Stetson in the next round.

Central Michigan won the Mid-American Conference tournament to receive an automatic bid. The Chippewas lost to Eastern Michigan in the league title game a year ago on a last-second shot, but this time they beat Akron comfortably, winning 86-68.


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