Two teams from the Minnesota College Athletic Conference head into Friday with the chance to earn the right to play for a basketball National Championship this weekend.
The No 5 seeded Western Technical College Cavaliers (21-5 overall) advanced in the women's Division III tournament and the No. 8 seeded Central Lakes College Raiders (26-5 overall) proved their point with a huge upset win in the men's Division III tournament, as both squads play in semi-final action today.
Hibbing Community College, the No. 4 seed, will also face Anne Arunel Community College in the consolation bracket of the women's Division III tournament with the opportunity to advance to the fifth-place game on Saturday; the Cardinals sit at an impressive 27-3 overall and will take on AACC at Noon EST/11am CST.
For more on the 2018-19 NJCAA Division III Women's Basketball Championship, including live-stream information, live statistics links and more, go to: http://njcaa.org/sports/wbkb/2018-19/div3/national_championship/index
To learn about the 2018-19 NJCAA Division III Men's Basketball Championship - hosted by RochesterMN Sports and Rochester Community & Technical College - including live -stream information, live stat links and other resources, please visit: http://njcaa.org/sports/mbkb/2018-19/div3/national_championship/index
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About the Minnesota College Athletic Conference
The Minnesota College Athletic Conference is the organizational body for NJCAA-affiliated two-year technical and community college athletic programs in the Minnesota State system. The mission of the Minnesota College Athletic Conference is to advance intercollegiate athletics by providing an engaging and supportive environment for success of our student athletes and competition among member institutions. The MCAC is committed to the guiding principles of encouraging the development and success of student athletes, promoting the integrity, honesty and loyalty to member schools as well as upholding the sustainability of conference athletic programs.