In the first round of the NSIC Men's basketball tournament, the Augustana University men saw their season come to an end after losing to Bemidji State on Wednesday.

In a contest that saw few missed shots, the Vikings shot 54.5 percent from the field on 30-of-55 shooting. That was simply upstaged by BSU who shot 31-of-51 for 60.8 percent from the field.
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The Beavers sealed the win 92-88. Augie ends the season with a 15-14 record. Bemidji State moves on with its 19-10 record.

Bemidji State University advances to the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference quarterfinal for the first time in 10 years and will take on Wayne State College at 1:30 PM, on Saturday, February 25 at the Sanford Pentagon.

The University of Sioux Falls faces Minnesota State-Moorhead Sunday at 7:00 PM.


In the first official ranking from the NCAA Basketball Central Regional Ranking Committee, the Augustana women's basketball team is fifth. Augie (21-4) with a first round bye in the NSIC Tournament will play Northern State University Sunday at 11:00 AM after the Lady Wolves defeated Upper Iowa on Wednesday 63-49.

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