MIAC Women's Basketball Playoff History

 All-Time Women's Basketball Playoff Standings    
 School Win Loss Pct. Games Championships Appearances
 St. Thomas 25 9 .735 34 9 (2010-12-13-14-15-16-17-18-19) 18 (2001-02-03-04-05-07-08-09-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18-19)
 Carleton 14 3 .824 17 5 (2001-02-03-04-08) 8 (2001-02-03-04-05-06-07-08)
 Saint Benedict 14 13 .519 27 3 (2005-07-09) 16 (2001-02-03-04-05-06-07-08-09-10-11-13-16-17-18-19)
 Concordia 12 13 .480 25 2 (2006-11) 15 (2001-03-04-05-06-07-08-09-10-11-12-13-14-15-16)
 Gustavus 14 20 .412 34 -- 19 (2001-02-03-04-05-06-07-08-09-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18-19)
 Saint Mary's 7 12 .368 19 -- 12 (2001-02-03-04-05-12-13-14-15-16-18-19)
 Bethel 5 10 .333 15 -- 10 (2006-09-11-12-14-15-16-17-18-19)
 St. Catherine 1 4 .200 5 -- 4 (2007-10-17-18)
 Hamline 0 4 .000 4 -- 4 (2006-08-09-13)
 Augsburg 2 3 .400 5 -- 3 (2015-17-19)
 St. Olaf 0 3 .000 3 -- 3 (2002-12-14)
 Macalester 0 2 .000 2 -- 2 (2010-11)

 2019    
 Quarterfinal No. 3 Bethel 66 No. 6 Saint Mary's 52
 Quarterfinal No. 5 Gustavus 73 No. 4 Saint Benedict 43
 Semifinal No. 1 St. Thomas 64 No. 5 Gustavus 39
 Semifinal No. 2 Augsburg 79 No. 3 Bethel 70
 Championship No. 1 St. Thomas 73 No. 2 Augsburg 54
St. Thomas earned the MIAC's automatic qualifier to the NCAA Tournament. The Tommies beat Ripon at home in the first round, 88-58, and Wisconsin Lutheran at home in the second round, 67-51. St. Thomas then defeated Amherst, 61-58, at home in the Sweet 16 and Wartburg at home, 85-56, in the Elite Eight. Bowdoin defeated St. Thomas, 71-60, in the Final Four in Salem, Va.
 2018    
 Quarterfinal No. 3 Gustavus 65 No. 6 St. Catherine 38
 Quarterfinal No. 5 Saint Mary's 58 No. 4 Bethel 54
 Semifinal No. 1 St. Thomas 65 No. 5 Saint Mary's 44
 Semifinal No. 3 Gustavus 61 No. 2 Saint Benedict 53
 Championship No. 1 St. Thomas 62 No. 3 Gustavus 56
St. Thomas earned the MIAC's automatic qualifier to the NCAA Tournament, while Gustavus and Saint Benedict received at-large bids. The Tommies defeated Chapman, 81-51, at home in the first round and Chicago, 68-62, in the second round before falling to East Texas Baptist, 61-58, in the Sweet 16. Gustavus topped Rose-Hulman, 60-52, in the first round and UW-Whitewater, 74-60, in the second round before coming up short against Thomas More, 75-67, in the Sweet 16. Saint Ben's was defeated by George Fox, 79-63, in the opening round.
 2017    
 Quarterfinal No. 3 Bethel 70 No. 6 Augsburg 56
 Quarterfinal No. 4 Saint Benedict 53 No. 5 St. Catherine 50
 Semifinal No. 1 St. Thomas 75 No. 4 Saint Benedict 52
 Semifinal No. 2 Gustavus 72 No. 3 Bethel 67
 Championship No. 1 St. Thomas 66 No. 2 Gustavus 49
St. Thomas earned the MIAC's automatic qualifier to the NCAA Tournament, while Gustavus received an at-large bid. St. Thomas topped UW-Superior, 98-56, in the first round and Chicago, 73-69, in the second round. The Tommies then topped Marymount, 62-55, in the Sweet 16, and punched a ticket to the Final Four with a 65-48 win over Whitman in the Elite Eight. UST came up short against Tufts, 60-57, in the national semifinal. Gustavus was defeated by DePauw, 67-57, in the first round.     
 2016    
 Quarterfinal No. 3 Gustavus 65 No. 6 Saint Benedict 40
 Quarterfinal No. 4 Concordia 85 No. 5 Bethel 76
 Semifinal No. 1 St. Thomas 69 No. 4 Concordia 48
 Semifinal No. 2 Saint Mary's 78 No. 3 Gustavus 70
 Championship No. 1 St. Thomas 77 No. 2 Saint Mary's 65
St. Thomas earned the MIAC's automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament. In the opening round of the NCAA Tournament, St. Thomas defeated Loras, 76-68, and took down UW-River Falls, 67-46, in the second round. St. Thomas was defeated in the sectional semifinals by Wartburg, 70-66.
 2015    
 Quarterfinal No. 3 Saint Mary's 90 No. 6 Gustavus 58
 Quarterfinal No. 5 Augsburg 56 No. 4 Concordia 50
 Semifinal No. 1 St. Thomas 63 No. 5 Augsburg 39
 Semifinal No. 2 Bethel 72 No. 3 Saint Mary's 56
 Championship No. 1 St. Thomas 65 No. 2 Bethel 51
St. Thomas received the MIAC's automatic qualifier to the NCAA Tournament, while Bethel snagged an at-large bid. UST defeated Minn.-Morris, 70-31, in the first round and topped Luther, 60-57, in the second round. The Tommies went on to defeat Hope, 55-47, in the Sweet 16 before falling to Thomas More, 75-58, in the Elite Eight. Bethel was defeated by Hope, 75-63, in the first round.
 2014    
 Quarterfinal No. 3 St. Thomas 66 No. 6 Gustavus 51
 Quarterfinal No. 4 Bethel 68 No. 5 St. Olaf 55
 Semifinal No. 1 Saint Mary's 94 No. 4 Bethel 63
 Semifinal No. 3 St. Thomas 71 No. 2 Concordia 56
 Championship No. 3 St. Thomas 71 No. 1 Saint Mary's 58
St. Thomas earned the MIAC's automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament, while Saint Mary's and Concordia both received at-large bids. In the opening round, St. Thomas defeated Loras, 52-49, Concordia fell to UW-Whitewater, 79-72, and Saint Mary's was defeated by UW-Oshkosh, 71-61. St. Thomas came up short in the second round to UW-Whitewater, 87-78.
 2013    
 Quarterfinal No. 3 Saint Mary's 76 No. 6 Gustavus 69
 Quarterfinal No. 4 Saint Benedict 86 No. 5 Hamline 79
 Semifinal No. 1 Concordia 64 No. 4 Saint Benedict 48
 Semifinal No. 2 St. Thomas 69 No. 3 Saint Mary's 60
 Championship No. 2 St. Thomas 58 No. 1 Concordia 50
St. Thomas earned the MIAC's automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament, where UST defeated Calvin 64-62 in the first round and Cornell 53-52 in the second round before falling to Hope 71-61 in the round of 16.     
 2012
 Quarterfinal No. 3 Concordia 55 No. 6 Bethel 50
 Quarterfinal No. 5 Saint Mary's 55 No. 4 St. Olaf 52
 Semifinal No. 1 St. Thomas 58 No. 5 Saint Mary's 45
 Semifinal No. 2 Gustavus 61 No. 3 Concordia 49
 Championship No. 1 St. Thomas 66 No. 2 Gustavus 54
St. Thomas earned the MIAC's automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament. The Tommies defeated Martin Luther (71-58), Coe (51-45), Tufts (50-47), and Calvin (83-72) before falling to Illinois Wesleyan in the NCAA DIII Women's Final Four by the score of 67-53.    
 2011    
 Quarterfinal No. 3 Saint Benedict 62 No. 6 Macalester 57
 Quarterfinal No. 4 Gustavus 67 No. 5 Bethel 63
 Semifinal No. 1 St. Thomas 50 No. 4 Gustavus 48
 Semifinal No. 2 Concordia 78 No. 3 Saint Benedict 69
 Championship No. 2 Concordia 71 No. 1 St. Thomas 61
Concordia earned the MIAC's automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament. The Cobbers lost to Simpson, 59-56, in the first round.     
 2010    
 Quarterfinal No. 6 St. Catherine 79 No. 3 Concordia 65
 Quarterfinal No. 5 St. Thomas 60 No. 4 Macalester 52
 Semifinal No. 1 Saint Benedict 69 No. 6 St. Catherine 61
 Semifinal No. 5 St. Thomas 63 No. 2 Gustavus 60
 Championship No. 5 St. Thomas 65 No. 1 Saint Benedict 62
 St. Thomas advanced to the NCAA Tournament where the Tommies were defeated by UW-Whitewater, 91-73, in the first round.    
 2009    
 Quarterfinal No. 3 St. Thomas 67 No. 3 Hamline 64
 Quarterfinal No. 5 Bethel 75 No. 4 Gustavus 59
 Semifinal No. 1 Saint Benedict 66 No. 5 Bethel 61
 Semifinal No. 2 Concordia 70 No. 3 St. Thomas 61
 Championship No. 1 Saint Benedict 57 No. 2 Concordia 48
Saint Benedict earned the MIAC's automatic qualifier to the NCAA Tournament, while Concordia received an at-large bid. The Cobbers fell to Concordia (Wis.), 72-76, in the first round while Saint Benedict defeated Ripon College, 55-42, in the first round and UW-Whitewater, 67-59, in the second round. CSB was defeated by Washington University, 43-56, in the Sweet Sixteen round.     
 2008    
 Quarterfinal No. 3 Gustavus 79 No. 6 Hamline 66
 Quarterfinal No. 4 Carleton 62 No. 5 Concordia 61
 Semifinal No. 4 Carleton 64 No. 1 Saint Benedict 60
 Semifinal No. 2 St. Thomas 77 No. 3 Gustavus 61
 Championship No. 4 Carleton 53 No. 2 St. Thomas 50
Carleton earned the MIAC's automatic qualifier while Gustavus and St. Thomas received at-large bids to the NCAA Tournament. Carleton fell to UW-Eau Claire, 61-52, at Simpson in the first round while St. Thomas fell to Chicago, 62-59, in a first-round game played at UW-Stevens Point. Gustavus was defeated by Simpson, 73-64, in the first round.     
 2007    
 Quarterfinal No. 3 Concordia 80 No. 6 St. Catherine 72
 Quarterfinal No. 4 Carleton 64 No. 5 St. Thomas 56
 Semifinal No. 1 Saint Benedict 74 No. 4 Carleton 50
 Semifinal No. 2 Gustavus 63 No. 3 Concordia 52
 Championship No. 1 Saint Benedict 56 No. 2 Gustavus 54
Saint Benedict earned the MIAC's automatic qualifier, while Gustavus received an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament. Saint Ben's fell to Wheaton, 79-75 (2OT), in a first-round game played at UW-Stout, while Gustavus fell to host George Fox in the first round, 61-47.
 2006    
 Quarterfinal No. 3 Gustavus 62 No. 6 Bethel 52
 Quarterfinal No. 4 Carleton 69 No. 5 Hamline 62
 Semifinal No. 4 Carleton 74 No. 1 Saint Benedict 73
 Semifinal No. 2 Concordia 63 No. 3 Gustavus 55
 Championship No. 2 Concordia 65 No. 4 Carleton 56
Concordia received the MIAC's automatic qualifier, while Saint Benedict entered the NCAA Tournament with an at-large bid. Concordia fell to UW-Stout, 61-37, while Saint Ben's fell to Simpson, 73-70, in first-round games hosted by Simpson.
 2005    
 Quarterfinal No. 3 Saint Benedict 74 No. 6 St. Thomas 62
 Quarterfinal No. 4 Saint Mary's 77 No. 5 Gustavus 67
 Semifinal No. 1 Carleton 67 No. 4 Saint Mary's 51
 Semifinal No. 3 Saint Benedict 77 No. 2 Concordia 73
 Championship No. 3 Saint Benedict 77 No. 1 Carleton 74
Saint Benedict earned the MIAC's automatic qualifier to the NCAA Tournament and went on to defeat Simpson, 80-63, in the first round and Buena Vista, 77-71, in the second round. CSB lost to George Fox, 69-74, in the Sweet 16.
 2004    
 Quarterfinal No. 3 Gustavus 79 No. 6 St. Thomas 71
 Quarterfinal No. 4 Concordia 73 No. 5 Saint Mary's 65
 Semifinal No. 4 Concordia 73 No. 1 Saint Benedict 70
 Semifinal No. 2 Carleton 55 No. 3 Gustavus 52
 Championship No. 2 Carleton 62 No. 4 Concordia 40
Carleton received the MIAC's automatic qualifier to the NCAA Tournament, where the Knights went on to defeat Lakeland (Wis.), 58-42, in the first round before falling at Buena Vista, 69-61, in the second round.
 2003    
 Quarterfinal No. 3 Saint Benedict 74 No. 6 Concordia 57
 Quarterfinal No. 4 St. Thomas 74 No. 5 Saint Mary's 59
 Semifinal No. 1 Carleton 68 No. 4 St. Thomas 48
 Semifinal No. 2 Gustavus 67 No. 3 Saint Benedict 62
 Championship No. 1 Carleton 65 No. 2 Gustavus 54
Gustavus received the MIAC's automatic qualifier to the NCAA Tournament, while Gustavus earned an at-large bid. The Knights lost to St. Norbert, 60-47, at home in the second round of the Tournament. Gustavus defeated Loras, 67-59, in the first round and then lost at Pacific Lutheran, 68-54 in the second round.
 2002    
 Quarterfinal No. 3 Carleton 71 No. 6 St. Olaf 48
 Quarterfinal No. 4 Gustavus 78 No. 5 Saint Mary's 57
 Semifinal No. 1 Saint Benedict 60 No. 4 Gustavus 58
 Semifinal No. 3 Carleton 71 No. 2 St. Thomas 62
 Championship No. 3 Carleton 79 No. 1 Saint Benedict 63
Carleton earned the MIAC's automatic qualifier to the NCAA Tournament, while Saint Benedict received an at-large bid. The Knights went on to defeat Wartburg, 71-61, at home in the first round before losing at Chapman, 87-74, in the second round. Saint Benedict defeated UW-Stout, 91-80, at home in the first round before being defeated by Pacific Lutheran, 60-54, on the road.
 2001    
 Quarterfinal No. 3 Saint Benedict 84 No. 6 Saint Mary's 64
 Quarterfinal No. 4 Concordia 61 No. 5 Gustavus 58
 Semifinal No. 1 St. Thomas 71 No. 4 Concordia 57
 Semifinal No. 2 Carleton 85 No. 3 Saint Benedict 75
 Championship No. 2 Carleton 61 No. 1 St. Thomas 58
Carleton received the MIAC's automatic qualifier to the NCAA Tournament, while St. Thomas was an at-large bid. The Knights went on to lose at Nebraska Wesleyan, 73-51, in the first round. St. Thomas defeated Claremont-Mudd Scripts, 69-59, at home in the first round and George Fox on the road, 64-52, to advance to the Sweet 16. The Tommies lost to Washington University, 65-58, in the round of 16.