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NAIA quarterfinals set

02/28/2019, 1:15pm CST
By Sanford media relations

 

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - A pair of GPAC squads survived Day 3 of the NAIA Division II men's basketball tournament at the Sanford Pentagon, advancing to the Saturday quarterfinals.

Morningside (IA) topped Mount Vernon Nazarene 75-69 behind 26 points from post player Tyler Borchers before Briar Cliff upset West Virginia Tech 99-72. The Chargers knocked down 20 3-pointers - a tournament record. 

Earlier in the day, defending national champion Indiana Wesleyan pulled out an 87-86 decision over Dakota Wesleyan - the only South Dakota school in the field - on a late 3-pointer by Kyle Mangas. 

The quarterfinals begin Saturday at 2 p.m. Follow along on social media for live updates and promotions : https://twitter.com/SanfordPentagon

Saturday, March 9

2 p.m. - Spring Arbor University (MI) vs. IU East

4 p.m. - Indiana Wesleyan vs. Oregon Tech

6 p.m. - College of Idaho vs. Marian University (IN) 

8 p.m. - Morningside (IA) vs. Briar Cliff (IA)

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