(1) Marian (Ind.) vs. (8) Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) After 600 games in Sioux City, a No. 1 seed has yet to lose to a No. 8 seed in the opening round of the NAIA Division-II Women’s Basketball National Championship, a trend that has been pushed in two of the first three 1-8 matchups in 2017.
When the NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball National Championship comes to town in Sioux City, Iowa, it doesn’t just bring 32 teams and 31 games in six days, it brings happiness and joy, not only to the players competing, but the community as well. Of the NAIA’s partners of the Championship, Special Olympics Iowa, perhaps, creates
Story: Tyler Schuster Photos: Brianna Turek Video: Jordan Brown Mount Marty was picked 9th in the preseason GPAC standings. Tonight, the Lancers upset No. 1 seed Olivet Nazarene 98-76 to move on to the semifinals. The Lancers held the Tigers to their lowest point total of the season and with the win, will make their