By Tim Glon
ADA — The Ohio Northern women's basketball team will open its 2013-14 season Nov. 15-16 at the Manchester (Ind.) Tip-Off Tournament under 13th-year head coach Michele Durand.
The Polar Bears are coming off their best season in program history, finishing 27-2, winning the Ohio Athletic Conference Regular Season and Tournament titles with perfect records and advancing to the Second Round of the NCAA III Tournament a year ago.
Northern will open the home portion of its schedule on Nov. 23 against Adrian (Mich.) and will begin the defense of its OAC crown with a road trip to Baldwin Wallace on Dec. 4.
A trip to the D3Hoops.com Classic in Las Vegas is on tap during the Christmas Break and the squad will host an Alumni Game on Feb. 1 prior to its home contest with Marietta.
At the conclusion of the 25-game regular season, the OAC Tournament is slated for Feb. 24-March 1.