By B.C. Kowalski
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point officials aren’t the only ones excited about the number of UWSP sports teams earning NCAA tournament bids this month. The prospect of more visitors to and exposure for Stevens Point has local leaders pumped up, too.
The UWSP men’s basketball team will host the sectional round of the NCAA Division III men’s basketball tournament this weekend after winning in the first two rounds last weekend. The UWSP women’s hockey team will host the quarterfinal round of the NCAA women’s hockey tournament Friday at the Ice Hawks Arena. And the UWSP men’s hockey team will head to St. Paul, Minn. for the NCAA men’s hockey quarterfinal round this weekend.