N'western, M'side women force 4-way tie for GPAC title; GPAC tournament pairings
By Nick Filipowski, Weekend Sports Anchor - bio | email
Northwestern will be the number one seed when the 2014 Great Plains
Athletic Conference (GPAC) Women's Postseason Basketball Tournament
begins on Wednesday, February 26.
The Red Raiders went 16-4 in the
league and shared a four-way conference title with Hastings,
Morningside, and Concordia (all at four at 16-4 in the GPAC). As the
number one seed (after GPAC tiebreakers) the Red Raiders have secured an
automatic berth to the NAIA Women's Division II National Tournament in
Sioux City which runs March 12-18 at the Tyson Events Center.
is the two seed, Morningside is the three seed, and Concordia is the
fourth seed. All four teams will receive trophies, marking the second
time in GPAC women's basketball history that the league has had
Midland is the fifth seed, Dakota Wesleyan is
sixth, Doane is seeded seventh, and Briar is the eighth seed.
semifinals are on Saturday, March 1, at the highest two remaining
seeds. GPAC Championship Tuesday, sponsored by Rawlings, will be on
Tuesday, March 4.
The GPAC Postseason Champion garners an automatic
berth to the NAIA National Basketball Tournament (the runner-up gains
the berth if the regular season champion (top seed Northwestern) wins
the postseason). Courtesy: GPAC Sports
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