The Great Northwest Athletic Conference tournament opponents are set for the Western Washington University basketball squads. The Viking men will play Alaska Fairbanks in the semi-finals Thursday. The Viking women will match-up with St. Martin’s in a semi-final Friday. Both games are at Marcus Pavilion in Lacey.
3rd seeded Alaska Fairbanks downed the #6 seed Montana State Billings 69-59 Wednesday to advance on the men’s side. Also on Wednesday St. Martin’s upset Alaska Anchorage 58-to-48 in another 3 vs. 6 seed match-up on the women’s side.
Men’s GNAC Tournament Schedule
#2 Western Washington University (19-7) vs. #3 Alaska Fairbanks (18-9) 5:15pm – KPUG 1170AM & www.kpug1170.com
#1 Seattle Pacific University (24-5) vs. #5 Western Oregon (18-11) 7:30pm
The Viking men remained at number 7 in the latest NCAA D2 West Regional Rankings released Wednesday. The Viking women moved up one spot to number 9.
(KPUG Newsroom – Doug Lange)