Saturday, December 8 marks the final day of play in the Crossover series between Northern and Southern Division basketball teams in the Minnesota College Athletic Conference.
Men's and women's programs from the Southern Division will again be on the road today with several squads looking to stay in the mix for NJCAA National Top 10 consideration and two teams - SCTCC men and Hibbing women - hoping to remain unbeaten.
In men's basketball, St. Cloud Technical & Community College moved to 7-0 on the year with a 86-77 win over Itasca Community College while Riverland Community College is 8-1 this season, having defeated Vermilion on Friday, December 7, 84-68. Central Lakes handed Minnesota West a 85-69 setback to rise to 4-2 so far in 2018-19 and will face Ridgewater on Saturday, December 8 to compete their Crossover contests.
For the full MCAC Men's Basketball schedule, click here or go to: http://www.mcacsports.org/sports/mbkb/2018-19/schedule
In women's basketball, Western Technical College beat previously undefeated Rainy River Community College 86-76 on the road in International Falls on Friday, December 7. The Cavaliers will seek to sweep their road trip with a game at Hibbing today; HCC sits alone as the only unbeaten women's program after a 98-53 home win over Rochester Community & Technical College. In Thief River Falls, Northland defended home court with a convincing 75-50 victory over M State-Fergus Falls yesterday, while Anoka-Ramsey's women's team won 83-55 over Mesabi Range on the road.
For the full MCAC Women's Basketball schedule, click here or go to: http://www.mcacsports.org/sports/wbkb/2018-19/schedule
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The Minnesota College Athletic Conference is the organizational body for NJCAA-affiliated two-year technical and community college athletic programs in the Minnesota State system. The mission of the Minnesota College Athletic Conference is to advance intercollegiate athletics by providing an engaging and supportive environment for success of our student athletes and competition among member institutions. The MCAC is committed to the guiding principles of encouraging the development and success of student athletes, promoting the integrity, honesty and loyalty to member schools as well as upholding the sustainability of conference athletic programs.