Send-off for basketball teams on Saturday/opponents announced
Send-off for menís and womenís basketball teams on Saturday
Minot State Universityís Beaver Boosters invite the community to a good luck send-off for the menís and womenís basketball teams as they head to the national basketball tournaments.
Please join us Saturday, March 8, at 6 p.m. on the third floor of the MSU Dome. The meal will be pot luck so bring your favorite dish to share, along with a serving utensil.
Please RSVP by Friday, March 7, by 2 pm to the athletic office at 858-3041 or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Support your Beaver athletes by attending and wishing them the best at nationals!
Speaking of the menís and womenís teams, the pairings for each have been announced.
The women will play Shawnee State (Ohio) on Wednesday at 4 p.m. at Sioux City, Iowa. Shawnee State comes in as a No. 2 seed in the bracket, while MSU is a No. 7 seed. Shawnee Stateís record is 27-2 and the Beavers is 19-10. Coach Sheila Green-Gerding identified Shawnee as No. 7 in the final NAIA Division II poll and said that puts MSU at No. 25.
The Beaver men take on No. 5 Northwestern (Iowa) Thursday at noon at Point Lookout, Mo. MSU would be ranked No. 28 in the tournament. Northwesternís record is 27-4 and MSUís is 19-11.