MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — The unbeaten Minnesota State Mavericks have a first-round bye in the NCAA Division II playoffs.
Minnesota State will host on Nov. 30 the winner of this Saturday’s game — rival St. Cloud State at Henderson State in Arkansas. The Mavericks are 11-0 and the second seed in their region of the 24-team tournament.READ MORE: Vikings Rookie Jaylen Twyman Shot 4 Times In Washington D.C.
Minnesota Duluth was the third Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference team in the field and will host Emporia State of Kansas this Saturday.READ MORE: VIDEO: Youths In Custody After Fireworks Display Ignited Inside Eagan Hy-Vee, Police Say
Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference champion Bethel University drew one of the top four seeds in the 32-team Division III playoff bracket. The Royals are 10-0 and will host St. Scholastica this Saturday in the first round. Both Concordia and St. Thomas finished 8-2, but neither received an at-large bid to the tournament.MORE NEWS: Andy Slavitt, Fmr. Biden Advisor, Pens Book On What U.S. 'Could Have Done Better' In COVID Response
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