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 volleyball championship, highlights men’s and women’s basketball action and has the campus spotlight on IUPUI.
Basketball / Women’s
The Summit League men’s and women’s basketball seasons began last month … 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.
South Dakota State’s Trent Lusignan and North Dakota State’s Brecca Wahlund were named The Summit League Cross Country Athletes of the Year this week … Click here to view the complete release.
After winning its first Summit League Championship title in program history, IUPUI was selected to face No. 4 Missouri … The Jaguars take on the Tigers on Friday at 6:30 p.m. CT in Columbia, Mo. … Fans can follow via live stats or free live streaming through the Mizzou Network.
Six league teams are in action this weekend in multiple day invitationals … Omaha is the lone team at home as the Mavericks host the Mutual of Omaha Invite … Denver is at the University of Iowa Invite, South Dakota is at the Rochester Invitational and South Dakota State is at the Jean Freeman Invite … Eastern Illinois and IUPUI are at the AT&T Winter National Championships, while the Jaguars’ divers are at the Miami Invitational.
Track & Field
The North Dakota State men's and women's track and field teams were picked as the favorites to sweep the 2013-14 Summit League Indoor Track and Field Championships … The full preseason poll can be viewed here … Four league teams open their seasons this weekend … North Dakota State hosts the Dakota Duals on Friday and Saturday, where South Dakota State will also be competing … Western Illinois is also in action Friday and Saturday at Iowa State … On Saturday, Fort Wayne opens its season at home as it hosts the Mastodon Opener.
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THE WEEK IN TWEETS
Below is a Storify edition of The Summit League’s “Week in Tweets”