CRANFORD – The Union County College Women’s Basketball team, competing in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) National Championship tournament, won its first game against South Suburban College in Illinois by a score of 67-55 on Tuesday, March 19.

The championship tournament will be held in Harrison, Arkansas, at Pioneer Pavilion through March 23. With their win against South Suburban they now advance to the quarterfinals of the NJCAA Division II Basketball Championship and will compete against #1 seed Illinois Central College at 7 p.m. on Thurs., March 21.

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