SEU basketball teams in tournament

Sophomore Brittany Ward goes for a layup.

Sophomore Brittany Ward goes for a layup.

Kayla Meyer

The St. Edward’s University men’s and women’s basketball teams have made it into the first round of the Heartland Conference Tournament.

The men’s basketball team (12-15, 7-9 HC) will play St. Mary’s University March 4 at 7:30 p.m. in San Antonio. 

The women’s basketball team (8-19, 6-8 HC) will take on Lincoln University  March 4 at noon, also in San Antonio.

The St. Edward’s men’s basketball team ended their regular season with a 57-61 loss to Texas A&M International University (12-14, 9-7 HC) on Feb. 27.

Senior Jannik Zimmer had the most points on the team with 16, followed by senior Bobby Watkins with 13.

The women’s basketball team ended their regular season in a 60-57 victory over Texas A&M International (5-22, 4-10 HC) on Feb. 27.

Senior Kelli Payton led the Hilltoppers with 27 points, followed by freshman Sarah Milewski with 12 points.