North Star Athletic Association Tournament Semifinal Preview
NSAA Tournament Schedule
NSAA Men’s Basketball Quarterfinals @ four higher seeds – Tuesday, Feb. 21
Game #1: No. 1 Mayville State (N.D.) 91, No. 8 Presentation (S.D.) 63 – FINAL Presentation (S.D.) ends season at 6-21 overall record, 1-13 NSAA LIVE VIDEO BOX SCORE
Game #2: No. 4 Valley City State (N.D.) 72, No. 5 Bellevue (Neb.) 54 – FINAL
Bellevue (Neb.) ends season at 15-14 overall record, 7-7 NSAA LIVE VIDEOBOX SCO
Game #3: No. 3 Dickinson State (N.D.) 72, No. 6 Dakota State (S.D.) 60 – FINAL Dakota State (S.D.) ends season at 12-17 overall record, 6-8 NSAA LIVE VIDEO BOX SCORE
Game #4: No. 7 Waldorf (Iowa) 72, No. 2 Viterbo (Wis.) 62 – FINAL Viterbo (Wis.) ends season at 15-13 overall record, 9-5 NSAALIVE VIDEOBOX SCORERECAP
NSAA Men’s Basketball Semifinals @ Civic Arena – Watertown, S.D. – Saturday, Feb. 25
Watertown Live Coverage
Game #5: No. 4 Valley City State (N.D.) (16-13, 8-6 NSAA) vs. No. 1 Mayville State (N.D.) (23-5, 12-2 NSAA) – 6 p.m. LIVE VIDEO LIVE STATS
Game #6: No. 7 Waldorf (Iowa) (9-18, 4-10 NSAA) vs. No. 3 Dickinson State (N.D.) (14-14, 9-5 NSAA) – 8 p.m. LIVE VIDEO LIVE STATS
NSAA Men’s Basketball Championship @ Civic Arena – Watertown, S.D. – Sunday, Feb. 26
Watertown Live Coverage
Game #7: Game 5 winner vs. Game 6 winner – 4 p.m.
Winner advances to NAIA Men’s Basketball National
Tournament Opening Round on March 7-8 LIVE VIDEO
No. 1 Mayville State vs No. 4 Valley City State
Thomas Gieske leads Mayville State against a tough Valley City squad. He had 18pts in the QF’s win over Presentation. The win pushed Mayville State’s win streak to 6 straight games. These two teams split their regular season games. With VCSU winning the last game 102-98. Daevonte Munson and VCSU will look to pull off the upset tonight to advance to the NSAA Championship game.
No. 3 Dickinson State vs No. 7 Waldorf
7-seed Waldorf comes to Watertown after upsetting 2-seed Viterbo in the NSAA Quarterfinals. Oddly enough, Waldorf beat Viterbo twice over a period of 5 days. Noah Miller led the way in that one with 16 points. Khyle Washington, who leads them in scoring had 11pts, 8rebs and 7assts in the win. Dickinson State completed their 3 game season sweep of Dakota State in the QF’s. Kose Egbule led the balanced scoring attack with 13pts. Dickinson State has now won 7 of their last 9 games. Their last loss was actually to this Waldorf team on Feb. 4th.