Washburn men to meet MIAA foe Missouri Southern in NCAA Tournament

(WIBW) - The Washburn men's basketball team will see a familiar face in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

The Ichabods, who are the No. 3 seed in the Central region, will take on MIssouri Southern State, who is the No. 6 seed. These teams already met once this season, with the Lions winning 89-86.

The game is on Saturday at host Northwest Missouri State, who is the top seed in the region. Washburn lost 82-53 to the Bearcats in the MIAA Tournament title game on Sunday.

Despite the loss, Washburn is still 24-7 on the season. Missouri Southern State comes into this matchup at 23-7.