UMD women’s basketball claims back-to-back NSIC titles, men fall to Moorhead
On Tuesday the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) women’s basketball team secured their third Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) championship in four years.
The No. 23 Bulldogs downed No. 11 St. Cloud State University 62-39 to clinch back-to-back NSIC titles in Sioux Falls. Brooke Olson led the night tallying 21 points to earn the title of tournament MVP. UMD (24-4) is now on a 16 game winning streak and is guaranteed an automatic NCAA tournament bid.
The UMD men’s basketball team fell in their NSIC championship game to Minnesota State University, Moorhead 81-73. Joshua Brown led the night with 25 points. This marked the Bulldogs first title game in 18 seasons. Now 25-5 they still have a chance to earn an NCAA bid.