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Opponents set for Viking hoop squads in GNAC Tournament

Opponents set for Viking hoop squads in GNAC Tournament

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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 

Friday 3/6 
#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)

 

 

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