Beavers earn No. 1 seed in NSIC Tournament with regular season title
Saturday, February 25, 2012
Beavers earn No. 1 seed in NSIC Tournament with regular season title

BEMIDJI, Minn. – With a 16-6 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference record, the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team earned the NSIC Regular Season Championship and the No. 1 seed for the NSIC/Sanford Health Men’s Basketball Tournament. The Beavers will host No. 8 seed Wayne State College (Neb.) in the first round Wed., Feb. 29 at 7 p.m. at BSU Gymnasium. The Beavers defeated the Wildcats in the only meeting between the teams this season. BSU won in Wayne, Neb. 67-61 Jan. 8.

The winner of the game Feb. 29 advances to the semifinals, played in Rochester, Minn. March 3-4. The winner of the tournament earns an automatic bid into the NCAA Central Region Tournament held March 10-13.

The Beavers (21-7) earned their 10th conference title in 90 years of program history Saturday after defeating Winona State University 94-84 at BSU Gymnasium. BSU is 12-2 at home this season.

Ticket Information for the First Round at Bemidji State
Adults - $10
Seniors - $8
Students - $2
BSU Students – Free w/valid ID
Children 5 & Under - Free

Media Information

The game will be broadcasted live by KBSU Ch. 17 and online at and on the air provided by the Beaver Radio Network on 92.1 The River in the Bemidji area and online at

NSIC Tournament Schedule

Wednesday, Feb. 29 2012 NSIC/Sanford Health Men’s Basketball Tournament First Round Site - Highest Seed
Game A: No. 8 Wayne State at No. 1 Bemidji State 7:00 pm
Game B: No. 7 Minnesota Duluth at No. 2 Southwest Minnesota State 7:00 pm
Game C: No. 6 Winona State at No. 3 St. Cloud State 7:00 pm
Game D: No. 5 Augustana at No. 4 MSU Moorhead 7:00 pm

Saturday, March 3, 2012 - Semifinal Games
Site - Taylor Center - Rochester, Minn.
Semifinal Game A Winner vs. Game D Winner 2:30 pm
Semifinal Game B Winner vs. Game C Winner 7:30 pm

Sunday, March 4, 2012 Championship Game
Site - Taylor Center - Rochester, Minn.
Championship Semifinal Winner vs. Semifinal Winner 4:30 pm

Bemidji State University, located in Bemidji, Minn., is an NCAA Division II institution and a member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC).