Oklahoma State earned a No. 9 seed in the Kansas City region and will travel to Starkville, Mississippi to face No. 8 Syracuse in a 2:30 p.m. game on Saturday, which also will be shown on ESPN2.
If the Cowgirls get past their opening opponent, they would likely pair up against No. 1 seed Mississippi State. The host school has a first-round matchup against No. 16 Nicholls.
OSU lost at Mississippi State 79-76 on Dec. 3.
“That was the ultimate goal, always,” said Loryn Goodwin, a graduate transfer from UTSA. “For every team I played for the goal was to get to the NCAA Tournament. But I think to finally do that my senior year makes it even more sweet.
“It’s really a priceless moment to see your name pop up on ESPN and see your team is going to make the NCAA Tournament.”