NSIC Basketball Tournament Pairings Set
Brackets have been announced for the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference basketball tournaments.
On the men's side, Augustana hosts Minnesota-Duluth at 8:00pm Wednesday at the Elmen Center. The Vikings are No. 3 South and the Bulldogs are the sixth seed in the North.
Sioux Falls heads to Aberdeen for a first round game against Northern State. The Cougars are No. 7 in the South Division while the Wolves earned the No. 2 seed in the North.
The higher seeds will host quarterfinal games on March 2 before the semifinals and championship on March 8-9 in Rochester, Minn.
The NSIC tournament champions earn automatic bids to the NCAA Division II Central Regional tournaments. The women's regional is set for March 15-16 and 18. The men's regional is scheduled for March 16-17 and 19. The regionals will be held at sites yet to be determined.