Brackets have been announced for the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference basketball tournaments.

No. 23 Augustana earned the third seed in the South Division of the women's tournament, and will host North Division sixth seed Minot State at 6:00pm Wednesday at the Elmen Center.

The University of Sioux Falls is the sixth seed in the South and travels to Minnesota State-Moorhead, No. 3 in the North, for a first-round matchup on Wednesday.

On the men's side, Augustana hosts Minnesota-Duluth at 8:00pm Wednesday at the Elmen Center.  The Vikings are No. 3 South and the Bulldogs are the sixth seed in the North.

Sioux Falls heads to Aberdeen for a first round game against Northern State.  The Cougars are No. 7 in the South Division while the Wolves earned the No. 2 seed in the North.

The higher seeds will host quarterfinal games on March 2 before the semifinals and championship on March 8-9 in Rochester, Minn.

The NSIC tournament champions earn automatic bids to the NCAA Division II Central Regional tournaments.  The women's regional is set for March 15-16 and 18.  The men's regional is scheduled for March 16-17 and 19.  The regionals will be held at sites yet to be determined.