WSC men top seed for NSIC tournament


The Wayne State men’s and women’s basketball teams are both set for action in this week’s Northern Sun Conference basketball tournaments.

The Wildcat men won the South Division and are one of the top seeds for the 12-team tournament. They get a bye into the quarterfinals on Saturday and will face either Bemidji State or Augustana in a 7 p.m. contest at the Sanford Center in Sioux Falls, S.D.

The Wayne State women are the fifth seed in the South Division and will travel to University of Mary for a 6 p.m. game on Wednesday, with the winner facing South Division champion Minnesota State on Saturday at 1:30 p.m.

The finals for the tournament are Tuesday, Feb. 28.

Brackets are as follows:

NSIC Men’s Basketball
First Round Matchups
(N5) Minot State at (S4) SW Minnesota State, 3 p.m. Tuesday
(S6) Minnesota State at (N3) Minnesota Duluth, 3 p.m. Tuesday
(S5) Augustana at (N4) Bemidji State, 6 p.m. Wednesday
(N6) St. Cloud State at (S3) Sioux Falls, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday
Quarterfinals at Sioux Falls
SWMS/MS winner vs. (N1) Northern State, 4:30 p.m. Saturday
BSU/AU winner vs. (S1) Wayne State, 7 p.m. Saturday
UMD/MSU winner vs. (S2) Upper Iowa, 4:30 p.m. Sunday
USF/SCS winner vs. (N2) MSU Morehead, 7 p.m. Sunday
Monday, 4:30 and 7 p.m.
Tuesday, 7 p.m.

NSIC Women’s Basketball
First Round Matchups
(N5) MSU Morehead at (S4) Concordia-St. Paul, 6 p.m. Wednesday
(S6) Upper Iowa at (N3) Northern State, 6 p.m. Wednesday
(S5) Wayne State at (N4) Upper Iowa, 6 p.m. Wednesday
(N6) Minnesota Crookston at (S3) SW Minnesota State, 1 p.m. Tuesday
Quarterfinals at Sioux Falls
CSP-MSUM winner vs. (N1) Minnesota Duluth, 11 a.m. Saturday
UM-WSC winner vs. (S1) Minnesota State, 1:30 p.m. Saturday
UIU-NSU winner vs. (S2) Augustana, 11 a.m. Sunday
SWMS-MC winner vs. (N2) St. Cloud State, 1:30 p.m. Sunday
Monday, 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
Tuesday, 4 p.m.


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