BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — CSU Bakersfield’s women’s basketball team defeated UC Irvine 61-59 in the quarterfinals of the Big West Tournament in Henderson, Nevada on Wednesday.

The Roadrunners upset No. 1 seed UC Irvine in double overtime.

The women’s team is scheduled to play in the semifinals Friday against the winner of UC Santa Barbara vs. UC Davis.

This is the furthest the program has made it in this new conference, according to a tweet on the CSUB Women’s Basketball Twitter. The team joined the conference in the 2020-21 season.

 This is a developing story.