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Four Seeded Teams Remain Heading Into Saturday

Dordt Fans
March 09, 2013
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Matt Bos-Media Coordinator
POINT LOOKOUT, Mo. - Four seeded teams are left after the second round of the 2013 NAIA Division II Men's Basketball National Championship. The 2013 event is being held at the Keeter Gymnasium on the campus of College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout, Mo.

After a record number of 10 unseeded teams advanced into the second round on a crazy first two days of the championship, four are still alive heading into Saturday. Midland continued the "madness" with a 76-71 overtime win over York to get a spot in the quarterfinals for the first time. Dakota State, Grace and College of the Ozarks are the other three unseeded teams that advanced into the quarters.

The top two seeds, #1 William Penn (Iowa) and #2 Cardinal Stritch (Wis.) flexed their muscle with convincing wins over Bethel (Ind.) and Bellevue (Neb.) on Friday. Like Midland, Saturday's quarterfinal opponent, the top seeded Statesmen are into the quarters for the first time.

Four teams are making just their second trip into the quarterfinals; Cardinal Stritch, Dakota State, Dordt and Indiana University Southeast. The host Bobcats has the most appearances with six, followed by Grace with four.

Saturday's quarterfinal round features four games, beginning at 1:00pm with Midland taking on #1 William Penn. The 32-team, single elimination tournament concludes Tuesday, March 12, with the championship game to tip-off at 8 pm.

For all the stats, scores and tournament leaders, go to the following DakStats page:

Second Round Scores:
Friday, March 8:
Game 17: Midland (Neb.) def. York (Neb.), 76-71 OT
Game 18: #10 Dordt (Iowa) def. #7 Indiana Wesleyan, 75-62
Game 19: #1 William Penn (Iowa) def. Bethel (Ind.), 101-84
Game 20: #2 Cardinal Stritch (Wis.) def. Bellevue (Neb.), 81-56
Game 21: #11 Indiana University Southeast def. #6 Saint Xavier (Ill.), 83-73
Game 22: Grace (Ind.) def. Cal Maritime, 72-53
Game 23: College of the Ozarks (Mo.) def. Southern Oregon, 76-59
Game 24: Dakota State (S.D.) def. St. Thomas (Fla.), 61-60

First Round Scores:
Wednesday, March 6:
Game 1: York (Neb.) def. #9 Davenport (Mich.), 78-77 OT
Game 2: Midland (Neb.) def. #8 Eastern Oregon, 77-53
Game 3: Bethel (Ind.) def. #16 Embry-Riddle (Fla.), 73-49
Game 4: #1 William Penn (Iowa) def. McPherson (Kan.), 71-65
Game 5: Southern Oregon def. #14 Madonna (Mich.), 83-66
Game 6: #11 Indiana Southeast def. Valley City State (N.D.), 75-72
Game 7: College of the Ozarks (Mo.) def. #3 Northwood (Fla.), 57-49
Game 8: #6 Saint Xavier (Ill.) def. Saint Mary (Kan.), 82-60

Thursday, March 7:
Game 9: #7 Indiana Wesleyan def. Lourdes (Mich.), 62-60 OT
Game 10: #10 Dordt (Iowa) def. Northwest (Wash.), 79-59
Game 11: #2 Cardinal Stritch (Wis.) def. Jamestown (N.D.), 74-56
Game 12: Bellevue (Neb.) def. #15 Rochester (Mich.), 64-50
Game 13: Grace (Ind.) def. #13 Tennessee Wesleyan, 93-69
Game 14: St. Thomas (Fla.) def. #12 Mount Mercy (Iowa), 85-72
Game 15: Cal Maritime def. #4 Northwestern, 76-54
Game 16: Dakota State (S.D.) def. #5 Warner Pacific (Ore.), 89-80

Second Round Match-Ups:
Friday, March 8:
Game 1: York (Neb.) vs Midland (Neb.), 8:30am
Game 2: #7 Indiana Wesleyan vs #10 Dordt, 10:15am
Game 3: #1 William Penn (Iowa) vs Bethel (Ind.), Noon
Game 4: #2 Cardinal Stritch (Wis.) vs Bellevue (Neb.), 1:45pm
Game 5: #6 Saint Xavier (Ill.) vs #11 Indiana Southeast, 4:00pm
Game 6: Grace (Ind.) vs Cal Maritime, 5:45pm
Game 7: College of the Ozarks (Mo.) vs Southern Oregon, 7:30pm
Game 8: Dakota State (S.D.) vs St. Thomas (Fla.), 9:15pm

Championship Information

NAIA DII Men's Basketball Championship
Official Merchandise