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GPAC basketball tournament quarterfinal pairings set

Feb. 25—SIOUX CITY, Iowa. — Pairings for the Great Plains Athletic Conference women's and men's basketball tournament quarterfinals are finalized following the regular season's conclusion on Saturday.

The conference quarterfinals tip off on Wednesday, Feb. 28, with the semifinal round on Saturday, March 2, and the championship games on Tuesday, March 5. All contests are hosted by the higher-seeded program.

The GPAC tournament champions earn automatic berths to the NAIA national basketball tournament, with the runner-up gaining the bid if the regular-season champion also wins the postseason tournament.

GPAC women's basketball tournament

Quarterfinals — Wednesday, Feb. 28

No. 1 Dordt (26-2, 21-1 GPAC) vs. No. 8 Doane (16-12, 11-11 GPAC), 7 p.m., at Sioux Center, Iowa.

No. 4 Northwestern (18-10, 14-8 GPAC) vs. No. 5 Dakota Wesleyan (19-9, 14-8 GPAC), 6 p.m., at Orange City, Iowa.

No. 3 Briar Cliff (20-8, 15-7 GPAC) vs. No. 6 Jamestown (17-11, 13-9 GPAC), 7 p.m., at Sioux City, Iowa.

No. 2 Concordia (23-5, 17-5 GPAC) vs. No. 7 Morningside (15-12, 12-10 GPAC), 6 p.m., at Seward, Neb.

GPAC men's basketball tournament

Quarterfinals — Wednesday, Feb. 28

No. 1 Northwestern (22-6, 15-5 GPAC) vs. No. 8 Dakota Wesleyan (14-14, 9-11 GPAC), 8 p.m., at Orange City, Iowa.

No. 4 Morningside (19-8, 14-6 GPAC) vs. No. 5 Jamestown (17-11, 12-8 GPAC), 7 p.m., at Sioux City, Iowa.

No. 3 Concordia (22-6, 15-5 GPAC) vs. No. 6 Dordt (19-9, 12-8 GPAC), 8 p.m., at Seward, Neb.

No. 2 Hastings (20-8, 15-5 GPAC) vs. No. 7 Briar Cliff (15-13, 9-11 GPAC), 7 p.m., at Hastings, Neb.