Vikings Capture Second Straight NSIC Tournament Championship with Win over MSU Moorhead
Top-seeded Augustana University captured its second straight NSIC/Sanford Health Men's Basketball Tournament Championship with an 89-76 win over MSU Moorhead (30-5) on Tuesday night at the Sanford Pentagon.
The Vikings were led by NSIC Tournament Most Valuable Player Casey Schilling who nearly picked up a triple-double finishing with 26 points, nine rebounds and eight assists to go along with two blocks and two steals.
Daniel Jansen was 8 of 12 from the field and finished with 19 points. Alex Richter pitched in with 16 points, four rebounds and three assists.
Schilling and Jansen were both named to the NSIC/Sanford Health Men's Basketball All-Tournament team.
With the win, Augustana earned an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament and will find out its tournament fate when the NCAA Selection Show airs on Sunday, March 6 at 9:30 PM.