CASC basketball teams split with Connors State; Lady Vikings, Vikings play this afternoon at Seminole State, then Region II Tournament begins next week (UPDATED)

Behind balanced scoring and great defensive pressure that led to 32 turnovers by the Connors State College Cowgirls, the Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings came away with a dominating 84-49 win on Sophomore Night at Mick Thompson Fieldhouse on Thursday.Behind 18 points from Willie Atwood and 66.7-percent shooting from the field, the Cowboys came away with a very impressive 90-53 win over the Vikings in the second game of Thursday night's doubleheader.The CASC teams will make up their road games against Seminole State College this afternoon, with the women's game at 2 p.m., followed by the men's contest at 4 p.m.Then, the playoffs will begin next week. The Lady Vikings will play Arkansas Baptist in a Region II Tournament play-in game at 7 p.m. Monday at Mick Thompson Fieldhouse.The Vikings will play a Region II Tournament play-in game at Northern Oklahoma College-Tonkawa at 7 p.m. Monday.