GPAC Basketball From Saturday

Date posted - February 18, 2012


The Dordt College Defender women had their season draw to a close with a 58-55 loss to the Doane College Tigers in GPAC play Saturday afternoon. The Defenders finish with a 10-18 record overall and 5-15 in the conference while the Tigers advance to post season play with a 10-10 GPAC record and 14-11 for the season.

Meanwhile, number 7 Northwestern enjoyed a 90-70 victory over GPAC rival Midland Lutheran Saturday afternoon. With the win, the Red Raider women move to a record of 22-6 overall and 16-4 in the league.
Other GPAC scores from today:
Dakota Wesleyan at 66
(11) Briar Cliff 92
(7) Northwestern at 90
Midland 70
(4) Morningside at 42
(18) Hastings 69
(RV) Mount Marty at 55
(2) Concordia 73
The GPAC Women’s Tournament kicks off Wednesday with the following schedule:
Team(Tournament Seed)
Dakota Wesleyan (8) at Concordia (1) 7 pm
Mount Marty (7) at Morningside (2) 7 pm
Doane (6) at Northwestern (3) 6 pm
Hastings (5) at Briar Cliff (4) 6 pm

The Dordt College Defender men set a single season win record Saturday afternoon, grabbing victory twenty-six with an 86-72 victory over the Doane Tigers in their final regular season contest. Dordt College, the GPAC regular season champion, improves to 26-3 on the year and 17-3 in conference play while the Doane’s season draws to a close with an overall mark of 10-19 and 5-15 in the GPAC. Dordt will begin conference play-offs at home next week Wednesday and are the top seed going in to the tournament.

15 Northwestern beat Midland Lutheran Saturday by a final score of 91-77. With the win, the Red Raiders season record extends to 22-6, and 15-5 in the GPAC.
Other GPAC Men’s Scores from Saturday:

Dakota Wesleyan 54
(18) Briar Cliff 60
(RV) Morningside 76
Hastings 69
Mount Marty 63
Concordia 61

GPAC Conference Men’s Tournament Quarterfinals are Wednesday, February 22. These are Wednesday’s match-ups:

Team (Playoff Seed)
Concordia(8) at Dordt College (1) 7 pm
Mount Marty(7) at Northwestern (2) 8 pm
Nebraska Wesleyan (6) at Briar Cliff (3)8 pm
Morningside (5) at Midland (4) 7 pm

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