Aug. 8, 2012
Men’s hoops release 2012-13 schedule
MARYVILLE, Mo. – The defending MIAA Champion Northwest Missouri State Bearcats have announced their 2012-13 schedule.
The Bearcats will again feature an exhibition to open the season at Division I and SEC newcomer, the University of Missouri, on Oct. 29. To open their home schedule the Bearcats will host Graceland before appearing in the annual Hillyard Classic hosted by Missouri Western.
Northwest will close out November and enter December with a five-game home stretch, including their MIAA opener against two of the league’s newest members Lindenwood on Dec. 5 and Nebraska-Kearney on Dec. 8.
For the first time since the 2004-05 season the Bearcats will travel to Hawaii for tournament action against St. Edward’s and Harding Dec. 15 and 16.
Pivotal MIAA matchups include road games at Missouri Southern on Jan. 3, a trip to Central Oklahoma Jan. 19 and a matchup with MIAA Tournament Champion Washburn Feb. 9. The Ichabods return to Bearcat Arena on Feb. 16.
For the first time the MIAA Basketball Championships will feature a play-in games of the 5-12 seeds on campus sites March 4 with winning teams advancing to Kansas City. The top 4 seeds, along with the advancing 4 seeds from first round games will resume action from Municipal Auditorium March 7, with a champion being crowned March 10.
For more information, please contact:
Phillip Dowden, Media Relations/Sports Information
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