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 includes recaps and highlights from men’s and women’s basketball action and the campus spotlight on South Dakota through the eyes of student-athlete Jeff Mettler.
Basketball / Women’s
The Summit League men’s and women’s basketball league play begins this weekend … 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.
Four league teams are in action this weekend … IUPUI hosts Ball State and Xavier on Friday and league opponent Western Illinois and Saint Louis on Saturday … Also in action on Saturday, South Dakota State hosts league rival South Dakota.
Denver’s Henry Craig, ranked No. 86 in the nation by the ITA, was named winner of the Key Biscayne Men’s Tennis Invitational after winning all three of his singles matches and two doubles matches, topping foes from LSU, Texas and Michigan. Read more here … Both the Pioneers men’s and women’s teams are nationally-ranked entering the dual season. The ITA ranked DU’s men No. 57 and the women’s team No. 62 in its first poll of 2014 (see complete polls: men | women).
Track & Field
Two teams compete this weekend as Fort Wayne is at the Bowling Green Challenge and the IUPUI men’s team is at the Gene Edmonds Cup on Saturday.
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THE WEEK IN TWEETS
Below is a Storify edition of The Summit League’s “Week in Tweets”