KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The clock struck midnight for this year’s Cinderella team Thursday afternoon as the University of Science and Arts fell behind early and lost to Union, Tenn., 82-63 in the first round of the national tournament.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The brackets are set, and the University of Science and Arts now knows its first first-round opponent in its fifth national tournament appearance.

CHICKASHA – No one really saw it coming, but the University of Science and Arts finished the season on a six-game winning streak and captured an automatic bid into the 2009 NAIA National Tournament in Kansas City. USAO will be making its fifth appearance overall and second in a row.

LUBBOCK, Texas – The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma punched its ticket to both the Sooner Athletic Conference championship game and the national tournament with an 84-79 overtime win over Oklahoma Christian in the SAC semifinals Friday night.