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Winning Bracket

I’m pretty sure these are all correct. Round of 64 Kentucky-Western Kentucky               Kentucky Iowa State-UConn                               UConn Wichita State-VCU                              Wichita State Indiana-New Mexico State                 Indiana UNLV-Colorado                                  ...
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NSIC Tournament Replays

Replays for last weekend's NSIC Basketball Championships will be running for the next few nights on Midco Sports Network. These games originally went head-to-head with our Summit League coverage, so if you missed them then, be sure to take advantage of this second chance to see some great NCAA Division II hoops. Wednesday, Mar. 7 Women's...
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Augie's Improbable Second Chance

It was quite a whirlwind few days for the Augustana men's basketball team. On Wednesday (Feb. 29), Augie dropped a 91-83 decision at MSU Moorhead in the NSIC quarterfinals. At the time, it appeared the loss would mark the end to a disappointing season for the talent-laden Vikings, who had been tabbed as the preseason favorite in the...
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Summit at the Sheraton

Hanging out today at the Sheraton Hotel in Sioux Falls which is connected to the Sioux Falls Arena which is host for the next four days to the Summit League basketball tournament. Brad Newitt and I will “do” the mens games on Midco Sports Net… Al Bahe and Juno Pintar will announce the women.  4 games Saturday, 4 Sunday, 4 Monday. We’ve been...
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NSIC Tourney Update

Tonight's quarterfinal round of the NSIC Tournament offered very little in the way of surprises. All but one higher seed advanced, though you could hardly call Winona State's win over St. Cloud State a surprise. There is still one quarterfinal game to be played. The Minnesota State-Minnesota Duluth women's contest was postponed due to a...
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Wild Weekend Sets Stage For NSIC Tournament

It's always fun when the final weekend of the regular season means something. And last weekend was a lot of fun in the NSIC, especially on the men's side. With all eight spots for the conference tournament were up for grabs, in one way or another, the only certainty was that the tiebreaking system--which Tom Nieman and I spent at least three...
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