On Air Now

Listen

Listen Live Now » 103.7 FM Sioux Falls, SD

Weather

Current Conditions(Sioux Falls,SD 57104)

More Weather »
71° Feels Like: 71°
Wind: N 8 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0”
Current Radar for Zip

Today

Isolated Thunderstorms 86°

Tonight

Clear 61°

Tomorrow

Mostly Sunny 82°

Alerts

Augustana men's basketball debuts at third in Central Region rankings

by
Augustana Vikings
Augustana Vikings

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KWSN) – Augustana is ranked third in the first set of regional men's basketball rankings released by the NCAA on Wednesday.

Augustana is in the Central Region, which consists of teams from the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference, the Great American Conference (GAC) and the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association (MIAA). The top eight teams in the final rankings will earn a spot in the NCAA Central Region Tournament.

Augustana is 18-6 on the season and is currently in fourth-place in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference standings with a record of 14-6.

Augustana is one of six NSIC schools to appear in the regional rankings with No. 1 Winona State, No. 2 Minnesota State, No. 4 St. Cloud State, No. 9 Southwest Minnesota State and No. 10 Upper Iowa.  The GAC and MIAA both have two teams ranked this week. No. 5 Harding and No. 7 Arkansas Tech represent the GAC and No. 6 Central Missouri and No. 8 Fort Hays State, represent the MIAA.

Augustana will close-out the regular season this weekend hosting Upper Iowa on Friday. Feb. 22 and Winona State on Saturday, Feb. 23.

Courtesy: Tim Evans - Augustana Athletics

Comments