MIAA Anounces Men's And Women's Basketball Pairings

By: MIAA Communications Office
By: MIAA Communications Office

Kansas City, Mo. – Men:
Central Missouri men’s basketball earned the top seed in the MIAA tournament bracket released today. The Mules earn a bye into the quarterfinal round which is scheduled to begin on March 7 at Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Mo.

Also earning a spot in the quarterfinals in Kansas City were second seeded Northwest Missouri, third seed Missouri Southern and fourth seed Fort Hays State. They will await the winner of opening round games to be played on campus on March 4.

Fifth seeded Central Oklahoma will host #12 seed Missouri Western at 7 p.m. from Edmond, Okla. Sixth seeded Nebraska-Kearney will host the #11 seed Lindenwood at 7 p.m. from Kearney, Neb.

Seventh seeded Emporia State will play host to tenth seeded Southwest Baptist at 7 p.m. from Emporia, Kan. Eighth seeded Washburn be at home to face ninth seed Northeastern State at 7 p.m. from Topeka, Kan.

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 (Campus Sites - High Seed Hosts)
Game 1: #9 Northeastern State at #8 Washburn 7 p.m.
Game 2: #12 Missouri Western at #5 Central Oklahoma 7 p.m.
Game 3: #11 Lindenwood at #6 Nebraska-Kearney 7 p.m.
Game 4: #10 Southwest Baptist at #7 Emporia State 7 p.m.

Friday, March 7, 2014 (Municipal Auditorium - Kansas City, Mo.)
Game 5: #1 Central Missouri vs. Winner Game 1 12 Noon
Game 6: #4 Fort Hays State vs. Winner Game 2 2:15 p.m.
Game 7: #2 Northwest Missouri vs. Winner Game 4 6:00 p.m.
Game 8: #3 Missouri Southern vs. Winner Game 3 8:15 p.m.

Saturday, March 8, 2014 (Municipal Auditorium - Kansas City, Mo.)
Game 9: Semi-Final 6:00 p.m.
Game 10: Semi-Final 8:15 p.m.

Sunday March 9, 2014 (Municipal Auditorium - Kansas City, Mo.)
Game 11: MIAA Championship 3:30 p.m.

Women:

Kansas City, Mo. – Central Missouri earns the top seed at the 2014 MIAA Women’s Basketball Tournament as the bracket was released today. The Jennies claim the MIAA title and will advance directly to Kansas City for the tournament quarterfinals.

Also advancing directly to Kansas City are second seed Emporia State, third seed Pittsburg State and fourth seeded Missouri Southern. All four teams will await first round opponents on Thursday, March 6 from Municipal Auditorium.

In the first round games scheduled for Monday, March 3 fifth seeded Fort Hays State will host #12 seed Nebraska-Kearney at 7 p.m. from Hays, Kan. Sixth seeded Washburn will host #11 seed Southwest Baptist at 7 p.m. from Topeka, Kan.

Seventh seeded Lindenwood will open against tenth seed Central Oklahoma at 7 p.m. from St. Charles, Mo. In the final match-up eighth seeded Northwest Missouri will face off with ninth seeded Northeastern State at 7 p.m. from Maryville, Mo.

Monday, March 3, 2014 (Campus Sites - High Seed Hosts)
Game 1: #9 Northeastern State at #8 Northwest Missouri 7 p.m.
Game 2: #12 Nebraska-Kearney at #5 Fort Hays State 7 p.m.
Game 3: #11 Southwest Baptist at # 6 Washburn 7 p.m.
Game 4: #10 Central Oklahoma at #7 Lindenwood 7 p.m.

Thursday, March 6, 2014 (Municipal Auditorium - Kansas City, Mo.)
Game 5: #1 Central Missouri vs. Winner Game 1 12 Noon
Game 6: #4 Missouri Southern vs. Winner Game 2 2:15 p.m.
Game 7: #2 Emporia State vs. Winner Game 4 6:00 p.m.
Game 8: #3 Pittsburg State vs. Winner Game 3 8:15 p.m.

Saturday, March 8, 2014 (Municipal Auditorium - Kansas City, Mo.)
Game 9: Semi-Final 12 noon
Game 10: Semi-Final 2:15 p.m.

Sunday March 9, 2014 (Municipal Auditorium - Kansas City, Mo.)
Game 11: MIAA Championship 1:00 p.m.


631 SW Commerce Pl. Topeka, Kansas 66615 phone: 785-272-6397 fax: 785-272-1363 email: feedback@wibw.com
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 248134581 - wibw.com/a?a=248134581
Gray Television, Inc.