Trinity Bible College crowned champions

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Lady Mustangs, Mighty Mikinocks capture titles

NIAC Women’s Basketball Championship game

Sisseton Wahpeton College 73, Trinity Bible College 61

Lady Mustangs upset the top seeded Lions in the championship game

NIAC Men’s Basketball Championship game

Turtle Mountain Community College 95, Trinity Bible College 80

NIAC Quarterfinals recap

Top seeds were victorious in three of the five games played on Day 1 of the NIAC Tournament. Both five-seeds pulled out minor upsets to advance to the semifinals.

Free Lutheran Bible women put together one of their best performances of the season knocking off fourth-seeded Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish who had defeated the Lady Conquerors twice during the regular season.

In the men’s bracket Leech Lake Tribal College and host Free Lutheran Bible College closed out the day with an overtime thriller.

NIAC Men results

Oak Hills Christian 90, Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish 69

Turtle Mountain CC 89, Sisseton Wahpeton 66

Leech Lake Tribal 66, Free Lutheran Bible 65 (OT)

NIAC Women results

Turtle Mountain 91, Leech Lake Tribal 31

Free Lutheran Bible 73, 7) Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish 58

2018 NIAC Tournament Matchups Set

Thursday, February 15

9:00 am –¬† WOMEN: RRC (61) vs¬†PUC (52)

10:45 am РMEN: OHCC (90) vs PUC (95)

12:30 pm РWOMEN: CMU (81) vs TMCC (55)

2:15 pm РMEN: RRC (72) vs CMU (73)

4:00 pm РWOMEN: TBC (63) vs LLTC (53)

5:45 pm РMEN: LLTC (77) vs TMCC (53)

7:30 pm РWOMEN: SWC (106) vs CCCC (34)

9:15 pm РMEN: SWC (93) vs TBC (94)

Friday, February 16

2:00 pm – WOMEN: Canadian Mennonite (69) vs Trinity Bible (53)

4:00 pm – MEN: Canadian Mennonite (83) vs Leech Lake Tribal (86)

6:00 pm – WOMEN: Red River (57) vs Sisseton Wahpeton (74)

8:00 pm – MEN: Providence (92) vs Trinity Bible (85) – OT

Saturday, February 17

1:00 pm – WOMEN: Championship – Canadian Mennonite (86) vs Sisseton Wahpeton (88) – OT

3:00 pm – MEN: Championship – Leech Lake Tribal (95) vs Providence (81)

All games played on the campus of Cankdeska Cikana Community College in Fort Totten, North Dakota. Watch live on YouTube