(Council Bluffs, IA) The Mineral Area College women’s basketball team is headed to Council Bluffs, Iowa for the Thanksgiving weekend to play in the Iowa Western Classic. The Cardinals come off a thrilling weekend where they beat nationally ranked Three Rivers by one and a tough Moberly team by two. Assistant coach Briley Palmer is hoping that their defense continues to travel….

The schedule remains difficult as MAC will play the top ranked team in Division Two, Kirkwood, Friday at 5:00 and Division One number 11 Western Nebraska at 3:00 Saturday. The Cardinals are currently receiving votes for the top 25 and enter the weekend at 6-1.