HOUSTON- For the first time in school history the Texas Southern women s basketball will participate in WNIT postseason play as the Lady Tigers have gained an automatic berth to participate in the 2013 Postseason WNIT as they get set to travel to Manhattan, Kansas to take on Kansas State in the first round on Thursday.

KSU (15-17, 5-13 Big 12) will host Texas Southern (20-11, 16-2 SWAC) on Thursday in Bramlage Coliseum. The time for the game between K-State and Texas Southern will be announced on Tuesday by the WNIT committee. K-State leads the all-time series with Texas Southern, 1-0.

The Wildcats defeated the Lady Tigers, 84-41, on Dec. 1, 2000, in Manhattan.

The winner of the Kansas State-Texas Southern game will play the winner of the Illinois State-IUPUI matchup on either March 23, 24 or 25 at a site to be determined.

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