GEORGETOWN, Texas – Madison Edwards' three with ten seconds remaining tied the game in regulation and forced overtime where the Pirates controlled every aspect to secure the 67-59 win.
Colorado College pulled ahead 55-54 with 1:20 to play and the Pirates were blanked on two offensive possessions. Tori Carraway drew a charge on the defensive end, handing the ball back to SU with one minute remaining.
Back-to-back Southwestern turnovers on the ensuing possessions proved costly as the Pirates were forced to foul. Colorado sank both free throws and SU had 14 seconds to make a play. Madison Edwards calmly gathered the inbounds pass, came off a screen and drained a three to tie the game 57-57.
Southwestern scored the first points of overtime and never looked back, outscoring Colorado College 10-2.
Southwestern (10-14, 7-6) secures the fifth seed in the conference championship with tonight's win. They close SCAC action on the road Friday, facing Texas Lutheran University at 5:30 pm.