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Pairings set for Dakota Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Post-Season
February 20, 2011
Black Hills State will be the top seed when the 2011 Dakota Athletic Conference (DAC) Men's Basketball Post-Season Tournament begins on Wednesday, Feb. 23. The Yellow Jackets won the DAC's regular season title outright with a 12-2 record. The winner of the post-season tournament will earn an automatic berth to the NAIA Division II Men's Basketball National Tournament in Point Lookout, Mo. on March 9-15.
Dakota State will be the No. 6 seed in their final DAC conference tournament. The Trojans will travel to No. 3 seed Jamestown in the quarterfinals on Wednesday night. Tip-off is slated for 7:30 p.m. at the Civic Center.
The semifinals will take place on Sunday, Feb. 27. The championship game will be held at the highest remaining seed on Tuesday, March 1.
2011 Dakota Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Post-Season Tournament
<Records listed as (Overall, DAC)>
DAC Men's Basketball Quarterfinals - Wednesday, Feb. 23 (Times in CT)
Game #1 - #8 seed Mayville State (8-19, 2-12) @ #1 seed Black Hills State (23-5, 12-2) - 8:30 p.m.
Game #2 - #5 seed Minot State (12-16, 6-8) @ #4 seed Dickinson State (16-12, 9-5) - 8 p.m.
Game #3 - #6 seed Dakota State (15-13, 6-8) @ #3 seed Jamestown (20-8, 9-5) - 7:30 p.m.
Game #4 - #7 seed Valley City State (9-19, 3-11) @ #2 seed SD Mines (17-11, 9-5) - 8 p.m.
DAC Men's Basketball Semifinals - Sunday, Feb. 27
Game #5 - Game #1 Winner vs. Game #2 Winner at highest seed - TBA
Game #6 - Game #3 Winner vs. Game #4 Winner at highest seed - TBA
DAC Men's Basketball Championships - Tuesday, March 1
Game #7 - Semifinal winners at highest remaining seed - TBA
Nick Huntimer, Dakota State University Sports Information Director