GPAC Men's Basketball Tournament Field Announced

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GPAC Men's Basketball Tournament Field Announced

(Saturday, February 20; Sioux Center, Iowa) The Great Plains Athletic Conference Postseason Men’s Basketball Tournament field is set for play and the Dordt Defenders hold the no. 6 seed in the eight-team field which has quarterfinal round action scheduled for Wednesday, February 24.

The Defenders take an 18-7 overall record and 13-7 conference mark into a game with Jamestown on Wednesday night in Jamestown, North Dakota.  The Jimmies are 18-7 overall and finished 14-6 in the GPAC and hold the no. 3 seed in the field. Dordt and Jamestown split their two previous meetings with a Dordt win on January 14, 87-68 and a Jamestown win on December 8, 91-74 in Jamestown.

The winner of the contest will play in the semifinals against the Briar Cliff-Northwestern winner on Saturday, February 27 at the site of the highest seed.  The championship is scheduled for Tuesday, March 2 at the highest remaining seed.

GPAC Men’s Quarterfinals Wednesday, February 24

#8 Mount Marty (9-16, 9-11) at #1 Morningside (20-4. 16-4) 8 pm

#5 Concordia (17-8, 14-6) at Dakota Wesleyan (18-7, 14-6) 7 pm

#6 Dordt (18-7, 13-7) at #3 Jamestown (18-7, 14-6) 7 pm

#7 Briar Cliff (12-13, 9-11) at #2 Northwetern (20-5, 15-5) 8 pm

 

GPAC Men’s Semifinals Saturday, February 27

#8/#1 winner vs #5/#4 winner

#6/#3 winner vs #7/#2 winner

 

GPAC Men’s Basketball Championship Tuesday, March 2

Semifinal Winners