NSUWolves.com – The Northern State University men’s basketball team will head to the NCAA Central Region Tournament for the second-straight season. The men earned the #2 seed and will hit the road to Maryville, MO, as Northwest Missouri State earned the #1 seed. The Central Region will take place March 16 (four games), March 17 (two games), and March 19 (regional final) in Bearcat Arena.
Northern earned an automatic bid to the NCAA Central Region Tournament after winning the NSIC/Sanford Health Conference Tournament. The Wolves will face off against #7 Southeastern Oklahoma at 2:30p on Saturday, March 16. The Wolves are currently 26-6, while Southeastern OK is 22-7.
NCAA Central Region Schedule…
Saturday, March 16
Noon: No. 3 Washburn vs. No. 6 Missouri Southern (Session 1)
2:30p: No. 2 Northern State vs. No. 7 Southeastern Oklahoma State (Session 1)
6p: No. 1 Northwest Missouri vs. No. 8 Minnesota State, Mankato (Session 2)
8:30p: No. 4 St. Cloud State vs. No. 5 Southern Nazarene (Session 2)
Sunday, March 17
5p: Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2
7:30p: Winner Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4
Tuesday, March 18
7p: Regional Championship Game