JOPLIN, Mo.- Missouri Southern State University hosts a watch party as the women’s basketball team competes in the NCAA regional championship. 

The Lady Lions are battling it out in the NCAA regional championship against Minnesota - Duluth. This is MSSU’s third appearance in the regionals, the first and second appearances were in 1993 and 1994. 


Amber is from Raeford, North Carolina, and spent her college years in the Appalachian mountains at Western Carolina University. She graduated with double concentrations in Broadcasting and Journalism with a minor in Computer Information Systems. During Amber’s time there, she worked in IT repairing computers and as a radio host for her classic rock radio program. Amber joined KOAM’s team to learn and grow as a reporter. When she’s not working, Amber is hanging out with her chihuahua or playing video games.