WINONA, Minn. – The Bemidji State University men's basketball team will battle No. 21 Winona State University in the quarterfinals of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference/Sanford Health Men's Basketball Tournament Saturday, March 2 at 6 p.m. at McCown Gymnasium in Winona, Minn.
Tickets are available in advance through the Winona State ticket office at https://tix.extremetix.com/Online/?siteID=3505&cartID=ae5addde-bc1c-4b3e-8e7a-45164c27350d (additional processing fee). Tickets will also be available at the door. Listed ticket prices for the game as follows: Adults: $10, Students: $2 and Children under five are free.
The McCown Gymnasium is located at 175 West Mark Street, Winona, Minn. 55987.
Fans unable to attend the game can follow in a variety of ways. Beaver Radio Network will be broadcasting the games locally on 92.1 FM The River or online at www.beaverradionetwork.com. The game can be viewed online for free at http://client.stretchinternet.com/client/bsu.portal#. Live stats will be provided by Winona State Athletics at http://www.sidearmstats.com/winona/mbball/xlive.htm.
The winner of the quarterfinal contest advances to the semifinals of the tournament March 8 at Taylor Arena in Rochester, Minn. The winner plays the victor of the other quarterfinal in the top bracket between Upper Iowa University (No. 4 Seed South) at St. Cloud State University (No. 1 Seed North).
The Beavers are 16-11 overall after defeating Wayne State College 71-54 in the first round of the tournament. Winona State is 24-6 overall following a 77-64 victory against University of Mary in the opening round.
For more information on the Bemidji State men’s basketball program, follow the Beavers on Twitter (@BSUHoops or @BSUBeavers), like them on Facebook (facebook.com/Bemidji-State-Basketball or facebook.com/BSUBeavers) or sign up for the TXTUpdates from BSUBeavers.com text-messaging system through the "Mulitmedia" pull down menu on the main page of BSUBeavers.com.
Nestled in Northern Minnesota’s wooded region and located on the shore of Lake Bemidji, Bemidji State University sponsors 15 varsity athletic programs with NCAA Division I men’s and women’s hockey membership in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association, while its 13 NCAA Division II programs hold membership in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC).