Inside The Summit
Now in its second season, “Inside The Summit League” is hosted by Tom Nieman. Visit thesummitleague.org/itsl to view the list of channels and times or to watch online. This week’s show recaps the men’s soccer championship, highlights volleyball and basketball action and features Fort Wayne in the campus spotlight.
Basketball / Women’s
The Summit League men’s and women’s basketball seasons began Nov. 8 … The men’s and women’s weekly notebooks and the men’s and women’s resource pages supply all the necessary league info to follow the season.
After finishing second at the NCAA Midwest Regional, tying the league’s highest finish at an NCAA Regional, South Dakota State’s Trent Lusignan is set to compete at the NCAA Championships on Saturday, Nov. 23, in Terre Haute, Ind., with the men's 10k race starting at noon (EST) … two Summit League cross country runners, South Dakota's Mubarik Musa and South Dakota State's Lusignan, garnered USTFCCCA All-Region honors for their performances at the NCAA Midwest Regional Championship meet.
After capturing The Summit League Championship last Sunday, Denver was selected to face Louisville in the NCAA Tournament First Round … The Pioneers and Cardinals will battle Thursday night at 7 p.m. ET in Louisville, Ky. … The winner faces 11th-seed Michigan State in East Lansing on Sunday at 1 p.m. ET.
The Summit League Championship begins Friday in Indianapolis with No. 3 South Dakota facing No. 6 Western Illinois in the first quarterfinal match at 4:30 p.m. (ET) and No. 4 Fort Wayne against No. 5 North Dakota State at 7 p.m. (ET) ... All the championship information can be found here … IUPUI enters the championship as the top seed for the second-straight season, while South Dakota is the No. 2 seed in its first appearance in the tournament, both teams earned a bye in the first-round of the tournament.
Four league teams are in action this weekend … IUPUI hosts the House of Champions Friday-Sunday, where Eastern Illinois and Western Illinois will also be competing … South Dakota hosts St. Cloud State on Friday.
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THE WEEK IN TWEETS
Below is a Storify edition of The Summit League’s “Week in Tweets”