W. Washington confident about Elite Eight chances
The (Everett) Herald
The 70-degree temperatures and sunshine glowing on the rolling hills of Kentucky bluegrass served as reminders that the Western Washington University men's basketball team was far from home Tuesday afternoon. And yet the Vikings certainly felt like they belonged. On the verge of playing in the Elite Eight of the NCAA Division II men's tournament for the first time in 11 years, WWU took in the sights around Northern Kentucky University on Tuesday but didn't lose focus on the task at hand.