Saturday was the final day of the regular season for NSIC and MIAC basketball. Here’s a summary:
Men: Minnesota State defeated Southwest State 78-66 in Marshall to win the NSIC overall and South Division titles. Tanner Adler led the Mavericks (25-4, 19-3) with 22 points. … Winona State, which was tied with MSU Mankato, lost 79-70 to Augustana at home when Casey Schilling scored 20 points for the Vikings. … Bemidji State lost 92-60 at St. Cloud State, meaning those teams and Minnesota State Moorhead all tied for the North Division title with 15-7 records.
Women: Wayne State clinched its third league title in four years when it beat host Upper Iowa 78-56.
Playoffs: Begin Wednesday. The championships are March 4.
Men: Six playoff teams were already set, but three seeds and the right to host the two quarterfinals were at stake during the final regular-season games. Augsburg and St. John’s both won on the road to grab the third and fourth seeds, respectively. The Auggies won 91-69 over St. Mary’s (2-19, 3-22) to finish third. The Johnnies (15-10, 13-7) upset conference champion St. Thomas 76-69 for the fourth seed.
Women: St. Mary’s defeated visiting Augsburg 70-64 to clinch an outright title. It is the third conference title for the Cardinals (23-2, 20-2) but first since sharing it in 1985-86. … Concordia beat Hamline 86-64 to secure the second seed. St. Thomas beat St. Benedict 69-52; the Tommies will be the third seed.
Playoffs: The women’s tournament begins Tuesday, with the championship Saturday. The men’s tournament begins Wednesday with the championship next Sunday.
|Chicago Cubs||2||Bottom 7th Inning|
|Los Angeles||4||Bottom 6th Inning|
|Milwaukee||0||Bottom 8th Inning|
|Seattle||4||Bottom 7th Inning|
|Texas||3||Bottom 6th Inning|
|Colorado||8||Top 7th Inning|
|Arizona||1||Bottom 8th Inning|
|Philadelphia||78||4th Qtr 7:34|
|Detroit||15||1st Qtr 7:16|
|LA Clippers||21||1st Qtr 5:25|
|Oklahoma City||8:00 PM|
|Calgary||4||2nd Prd 7:50|
|Boston||1||2nd Prd 10:20|
|Detroit||3||2nd Prd 11:30|
|Florida||1||2nd Prd 10:22|
|San Jose||6:30 PM|
|Gonzaga||38||2nd Half 15:51|
|Philadelphia||0||2nd Half 35:00|
|Toronto FC||6:00 PM|
|Real Salt Lake|
|(7) Florida State||74||FINAL|
|(3) South Carolina||80|
|Temple||48||2nd Half 9:18|
|Siena||30||2nd Half 12:19|
|St Marys-CA||46||2nd Half 10:11|
|(5) Baylor||7:30 PM|
|(2) Notre Dame|
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