Dickinson, ND- The Dickinson State University Women's Basketball team is set to play Mayville State in the quarterfinals of the North Star Athletic Association Conference Tournament tonight.
The Blue Hawks open the tournament as the #4 seed, finishing the regular season with an overall record of 10-17 and 4-6 in the NSAA. The #3 seed Comets come into the game with an overall record of 17-7 and 6-4 in NSAA play. One of the four conference loses came from the Blue Hawks on January 21st. This season the Hawks are 1-1 against the Comets. The first time the Blue Hawks faced off against the Comets of Mayville State, DSU won 75-59 at Scott Gymnasium. The Comets took the second game on February 7th in a close battle in Mayville, 76-71.
Tonight's tip-off will be at 7:00pm CST/ 6:00pm MT time on the campus of Mayville State. The winning team will continue on through the bracket.
The NSAA Postseason Champion garners an automatic berth to the NAIA Division II Women's Basketball National Tournament, which is held at the Tyson Events Center in Sioux City, Iowa on March 11-17.
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2015 North Star Athletic Association Women's Basketball Postseason Conference Tournament Schedule
Basketball Quarterfinals - Wednesday, Feb. 25
Game 1: No. 6 seed Presentation (S.D.) (8-16, 1-9) @ No. 1 seed Jamestown (N.D.) (22-6, 9-1) - 5:30 p.m. LIVE VIDEO - LIVE STATS
Game 2: No. 5 seed Dakota State (S.D.) (11-18, 2-8) @ No. 2 seed Valley City State (N.D.) (20-8, 8-2) - 7 p.m. LIVE VIDEO - LIVE STATS
Game 3: No. 4 seed Dickinson State (N.D.) (10-17, 4-6) @ No. 3 seed Mayville State (N.D.) (17-7, 6-4) - 7 p.m. LIVE VIDEO - LIVE STATS
Basketball Semifinals - Saturday, Feb. 28
Game 4: Third highest seed remaining @ Second highest seed remaining - TBA
Basketball Championship Game - TBA
Game 5: Game 4 winner @ Highest remaining seed - TBA