NJCAA cancels basketball tournament

CASPER, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) On March 16, the Lady T-birds season officially ended. The NJCAA decided to canceled the 2020 national basketball tournament, have originally postponing it five weeks later. The Lady T-birds still had many accomplishments this season. Head coach Dwight Gunnare got his 300th career win at Casper College. They won the Region IX North sub-region and the Region IX Championship, by beating the #2 team in the country.

"It's a extremely successful season, we are going to hang a banner up here that says we are Region IX Champs that would be up here as long as Thunderbird gym is here," said Gunnare. "We would like to have another opportunity, but we were successful at the opportunities provided and that's all I can ask out of our team so it would be some what of a disappointment but certainly not a disappointment in the season."

Another highlight of the season, assistant coach for the Lady T-birds
Nate Macy was selected as one of 4 finalists named for NJCAA D! women's assistant coach of the year.