8 of the nation’s top women’s basketball teams will be heading to Erie. One of those teams won’t have to travel very far. The Edinboro women’s basketball team will compete in the NCAA Division II Elite 8 Championship. The 8 teams will fight for the title, right here in Erie. The team is already having an exciting season after clinching the Atlantic Regional Title on Monday, securing a spot in the fight for the Division II National Championship. This is the first time since 1997 that the team has made the Elite 8. This years team returned home on Tuesday and is looking forward to competing in the championship at Erie Insurance Arena. The team gets to continue their season and will have the chance to represent Erie, in Erie. This is the first time Erie has played host the Women’s NCAA Division II Elite 8. The championship tips off at Erie Insurance Arena, on March 25th.