Mercer women's basketball draws Georgia in NCAA Tournament

Mercer to face Georgia at 1:30 pm on Saturday/(A.J. Good WGXA)

MACON, Ga. -- The Mercer Women's Basketball team found out its NCAA Tournament destination on Monday night -- and it turns out, they won't be traveling too far.

The Bears will travel to Athens to take on the University of Georgia in the 1st round. Mercer is the 13-seed, while Georgia is a 4-seed.

Mercer is making its first-ever appearance in the Women's NCAA Tournament.

The Bulldogs knocked off the Bears 72-54 back on Nov. 19.

However, Mercer -- the Southern Conference Champions -- will enter this game at 30-2 riding a 27-game wins-streak. The Bears were also ranked in the top-25 in both the USA Today Coaches and Associated Press polls.

Georgia is 25-6 on the year.

The game is set for 1:30 pm. at the Stegeman Coliseum. The winner of this game will face the Duke-Belmont winner on Monday.

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