Women's Basketball Records

MIAC Playoff History

*Through 2012-13 Season


The six-team MIAC Tournament was initiated in 2001 for the 2000-01 season. Every year there is a fierce battle during the regular season to see not only who can win the MIAC title, but also who can finish among the top six in the league and qualify for the tournament. The winner of the MIAC Playoff receives an automatic berth into the NCAA Divison III National Tournament.

2000-01
Quarterfinal St. Benedict 84 St. Mary's 64 at St. Benedict
Quarterfinal Concordia 61 Gustavus 58 at Concordia
Semifinal Carleton 85 St. Benedict 75 at Carleton
Semifinal St. Thomas 71 Concordia 57 at St. Thomas
Final Carleton 61 St. Thomas 58 at St. Thomas
*Carleton went on to lose at Nebraska Wesleyan 73-51 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. St. Thomas defeated Claremont-Mudd Scripts 69-59 at home in the first round. St. Thomas then defeated George Fox (OR) on the road 64-52 to advance to the Sweet 16. St. Thomas lost to Washington University (MO) 65-58 in the Round of 16.
2001-02
Quarterfinal Carleton 71 St. Olaf 48 at Carleton
Quarterfinal Gustavus 78 St. Mary's 57 at Gustavus
Semifinal St. Benedict 60 Gustavus 58 at St. Benedict
Semifinal Carleton 71 St. Thomas 62 at St. Thomas
Final Carleton 79 St. Benedict 63 at St. Benedict
*Carleton went on to defeat Wartburg 71-61 at home in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Carleton then lost at Chapman 87-74 in the second round. St. Benedict defeated UW-Stout at home in the first round. St. Benedict then was defeated by Pacific Lutheran 60-54 on the road.
2002-03
Quarterfinal St. Mary's 59 St. Thomas 74 at St. Thomas
Quarterfinal Concordia 57 St. Benedict 74 at St. Benedict
Semifinal St. Thomas 48 Carleton 68 at Carleton
Semifinal St. Benedict 62 Gustavus 67 at Gustavus
Final Gustavus 54 Carleton 67 at Carleton
* Gustavus went on to defeat Loras 67-59 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Gustavus then lost at Pacific Lutheran 68-54 in the second round. Carleton lost to St. Norbert 60-47 in the second round of the tournament at home after receiving a first round bye.
2003-04
Quarterfinal St. Thomas 71 Gustavus 79 at Gustavus
Quarterfinal St. Mary's 65 Concordia 73 at Concordia
Semifinal Gustavus 52 Carleton 55 at Carleton
Semifinal Concordia 73 St. Benedict 70 at St. Benedict
Final Concordia 40 Carleton 62 at Carleton
* Carleton went on to defeat Lakeland (WI) 58-42 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Carleton then lost at Buena Vista 69-61 in the second round.
2004-05
Quarterfinal St. Thomas 62 St. Benedict 74 at St. Benedict
Quarterfinal Gustavus 67 St. Mary's 77 at St. Mary's
Semifinal St. Mary's 51 Carleton 67 at Carleton
Semifinal St. Benedict 77 Concordia 73 at Concordia
Final St. Benedict 77 Carleton 74 at Carleton
* St. Ben's then went on and defeated Simpson 80-63 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. St. Ben's defeated Buena Vista 77-71 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. In the Sweet Sixteen St. Ben's lost to George Fox 69-74.
2005-06
Quarterfinal Bethel 52 Gustavus 62 at Gustavus
Quarterfinal Hamline 62 Carleton 69 at Carleton
Semifinal Carleton 74 St. Benedict 73 at St. Benedict
Semifinal Gustavus 55 Concordia 63 at Concordia
Final Carleton 56 Concordia 65 at Concordia
* Concordia and St. Ben's advanced to the NCAA Tournament. Concordia fell to UW-Stout 61-37, while St. Ben's fell to Simpson 73-70 in NCAA first round games played at Simpson.
2006-07
Quarterfinal St. Thomas 56 Carleton 64 at Carleton
Quarterfinal St. Catherine 72 Concordia 80 at Concordia
Semifinal Carleton 50 St. Benedict 74 at St. Benedict
Semifinal Concordia 52 Gustavus 63 at Gustavus
Final Gustavus 54 St. Benedict 56 at St. Benedict
* Gustavus and St. Ben's advanced to the NCAA Tournament. St. Ben's fell to Wheaton of Illinois, 79-75 (2OT) in a first round game played at UW-Stout while Gustavus fell to George Fox 61-47 in an NCAA first round game played at George Fox.
2007-08
Quarterfinal Hamline 66 Gustavus 79 at Gustavus
Quarterfinal Concordia 61 Carleton 62 at Carleton
Semifinal Gustavus 61 St. Thomas 77 at St. Thomas
Semifinal Carleton 64 St. Benedict 60 at St. Benedict
Final Carleton 53 St. Thomas 50 at St. Thomas
* Gustavus, St. Thomas, and Carleton advanced to the NCAA Tournament. Carleton fell to UW-Eau Claire, 61-52 at Simpson in the first round while St. Thomas fell to Chicago, 62-59 in a first round game played at UW-Stevens Point. Gustavus was defeated by Simpson, 73-64 in the first round.
2008-09
Quarterfinal Bethel 75 Gustavus 59 at Gustavus
Quarterfinal Hamline 64 St. Thomas 67 at St. Thomas
Semifinal Bethel 61 St. Benedict 66 at St. Benedict
Semifinal St. Thomas 61 Concordia 70 at Concordia
Final Concordia 48 St. Benedict 57 at St. Benedict
* St. Benedict and Concordia advanced to the NCAA Tournament. Concordia fell to Concordia (Wisc.) 72-76 in the first round while St. Benedict defeat Ripon College 55-42 in the first round and UW-Whitewater 67-59 in the second round. There were defeated by Washington University 43-56 in the Sweet Sixteen round.
2009-10
Quarterfinal St. Catherine 79 Concordia 65 at Concordia
Quarterfinal St. Thomas 60 Macalester 52 at Macalester
Semifinal St. Thomas 63 Gustavus 60 at Gustavus
Semifinal St. Catherine 61 St. Benedict 69 OT at St. Benedict
Final St. Thomas 65 St. Benedict 62 OT at St. Benedict
* St. Thomas advanced to the NCAA Tournament where they were defeated by UW-Whitewater 91-73 in the first round.
2010-11
Quarterfinal Bethel 63 Gustavus 67 at Gustavus
Semifinal Gustavus 48 St. Thomas 50 at St. Thomas
* Concordia picked off No. 1 seet St. Thomas 71-61 in the MIAC Playoff Championship to earn a berth into the NCAA Tournament. Simpson defeated Concordia 59-56 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
2011-12
Quarterfinal Conordia 55 Bethel 50 at Concordia
Quarterfinal Saint Mary's 55 St. Olaf 52 at St.Olaf
Semifinal St. Thomas 58 Saint Mary's 45 at St. Thomas
Semifinal Gustavus 61 Concordia 49 at Gustavus
Final St. Thomas 66 Gustavus 54 at St. Thomas
* St. Thomas earned the MIAC's automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament, the only conference team to do so. The Tommies defeated Martin Luther (71-58), Coe (51-45), Tufts (50-47), and Calvin (83-72) before falling to Illinois Wesleyan in the NCAA DIII Women's Final Four by the score of 67-53.
2012-13
Quarterfinal Gustavus 69 Saint Mary's 76 at Saint Mary's
Quarterfinal Hamline 79 Saint Benedict 86 at Saint Benedict
Semifinal Saint Benedict 48 Concordia 64 at Concordia
Semifinal Saint Mary's 60 St. Thomas 69 at St. Thomas
Final St. Thomas 58 Concordia 50 at Concordia
* St. Thomas earned the MIAC's automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament,where it defeated Calvin 64-62 in the first round and Cornell 53-52 in the second round before falling to Hope 71-61 in the round of 16.