UPDATE: 2015 MIAA men’s and women’s basketball tournament

Phil Brahm | Staff Reporter
March 2, 2015; 9:30 a.m.

With the regular season reaching its end in the MIAA , the men’s and women’s basketball teams are battling in the postseason for the conference championships. 12 teams made it into each tournament with a seed based strictly upon conference records, but four have now been eliminated from each field. Below are the results from the first round, along with the updated men’s and women’s tournament brackets:

Men’s Tournament

Graphic by Phil Brahm

The men’s tournament tipped off with opening round action on Monday, March 2, 2014. First round games were held at the campuses of seeds 5 through 8. The winner of each contest advanced to the Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri for the next round. Here are the results from the first four games:

The second round begins on Thursday, March 5, 2015 in Kansas City, where the top-four seeds will begin their postseason campaigns. Northwest Missouri, Central Missouri and Missouri Southern have all earned a first-round bye in back-to-back conference tournaments.

61 - 67

University of Missouri (Exhibition)

58 - 68

St. Cloud State University

70 - 68

University of Arkansas at Monticello

59 - 62

Concordia University, St. Paul

106 - 63

Greenville College

76 - 71

Missouri Baptist

83 - 40

Selma University

82 - 65

Lane College

74 - 73

Quincy University

72 - 63

University of Illinois - Springfield

3:00 pm

Baker University (Kan.)

7:30 pm

University of Central Oklahoma

3:30 pm

Northeastern State University

7:00 pm

University of Missouri - St. Louis

3:00 pm

Maryville University

7:30 pm

University of Nebraska at Kearney

3:00 pm

Washburn University

7:30 pm

Pittsburg State

7:30 pm

Emporia State

7:30 pm

Fort Hays State

7:30 pm

Lindenwood vs Missouri Southern

8:44 am

Bernardette Peters

12:13 am

Lincoln University

3:30 pm

Lindenwood vs. Missouri Western

7:30 pm

Southwest Baptist

7:30 pm

Points against MW

7:00 pm

12 Northeastern State vs 5 Pittsburg State

72 - 73

10 Missouri Western vs 7 Central Oklahoma

7:00 pm

9 Fort Hays State vs 8 Washburn

74 - 90

11 Southwest Baptist vs 6 Nebraska Kearney

7:00 pm

12 Lindenwood vs 5 Central Missouri

7:00 pm

11 Nebraska Kearney vs 6 Central Oklahoma

7:00 pm

10 Lincoln vs 7 Missouri Western

7:00 pm

9 Northeastern State vs 8 Washburn

12:00 pm

1 Northwest Missouri vs 8 Washburn

2:15 pm

4 Lindenwood vs 5 Pittsburg State

6:00 pm

2 Central Missouri vs 7 Central Oklahoma

8:15 pm

3 Missouri Southern vs 6 Nebraska Kearney

12:00 pm

1 Fort Hays State vs 9 Northeastern State

2:15 pm

4 Missouri Southern vs 5 Central Missouri

6:00 pm

2 Emporia State vs 7 Missouri Western

8:15 pm

3 Pittsburg State vs 6 Central Oklahoma

6:00 pm

Central Oklahoma vs Lindenwood

7:00 pm

Central Oklahoma

6:00 pm

Washburn

7:00 pm

Pittsburg State

1:00 pm

Fort Hays State

TBD

Missouri Western

1:00 pm

Emporia State

TBD

Northwest Missouri

1:00 pm

Nebraska-Kearney

2:00 pm

Missouri Southern

7:00 pm

Northeastern State

1:00 pm

Central Missouri

The semifinals will be held on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at noon and 2:15 p.m. The championship will tip-off at 1 p.m. on Sunday, March 8, 2015.

Women’s Tournament 

Womens Bracket Round 2 Border

Graphic by Phil Brahm

The women’s tournament began on Tuesday, March 3, 2015. Seeds 5 though 8 played host to determine which teams advanced to the Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri. Here are the scores from the first round games:

Second round action will commence on Friday, March 6, 2015 as the first round winners take on the top-four seeds. Emporia State, Pittsburg State and Missouri Southern sit in the top-four in back-to-back seasons. 

61 - 67

University of Missouri (Exhibition)

58 - 68

St. Cloud State University

70 - 68

University of Arkansas at Monticello

59 - 62

Concordia University, St. Paul

106 - 63

Greenville College

76 - 71

Missouri Baptist

83 - 40

Selma University

82 - 65

Lane College

74 - 73

Quincy University

72 - 63

University of Illinois - Springfield

3:00 pm

Baker University (Kan.)

7:30 pm

University of Central Oklahoma

3:30 pm

Northeastern State University

7:00 pm

University of Missouri - St. Louis

3:00 pm

Maryville University

7:30 pm

University of Nebraska at Kearney

3:00 pm

Washburn University

7:30 pm

Pittsburg State

7:30 pm

Emporia State

7:30 pm

Fort Hays State

7:30 pm

Lindenwood vs Missouri Southern

8:44 am

Bernardette Peters

12:13 am

Lincoln University

3:30 pm

Lindenwood vs. Missouri Western

7:30 pm

Southwest Baptist

7:30 pm

Points against MW

7:00 pm

12 Northeastern State vs 5 Pittsburg State

72 - 73

10 Missouri Western vs 7 Central Oklahoma

7:00 pm

9 Fort Hays State vs 8 Washburn

74 - 90

11 Southwest Baptist vs 6 Nebraska Kearney

7:00 pm

12 Lindenwood vs 5 Central Missouri

7:00 pm

11 Nebraska Kearney vs 6 Central Oklahoma

7:00 pm

10 Lincoln vs 7 Missouri Western

7:00 pm

9 Northeastern State vs 8 Washburn

12:00 pm

1 Northwest Missouri vs 8 Washburn

2:15 pm

4 Lindenwood vs 5 Pittsburg State

6:00 pm

2 Central Missouri vs 7 Central Oklahoma

8:15 pm

3 Missouri Southern vs 6 Nebraska Kearney

12:00 pm

1 Fort Hays State vs 9 Northeastern State

2:15 pm

4 Missouri Southern vs 5 Central Missouri

6:00 pm

2 Emporia State vs 7 Missouri Western

8:15 pm

3 Pittsburg State vs 6 Central Oklahoma

6:00 pm

Central Oklahoma vs Lindenwood

7:00 pm

Central Oklahoma

6:00 pm

Washburn

7:00 pm

Pittsburg State

1:00 pm

Fort Hays State

TBD

Missouri Western

1:00 pm

Emporia State

TBD

Northwest Missouri

1:00 pm

Nebraska-Kearney

2:00 pm

Missouri Southern

7:00 pm

Northeastern State

1:00 pm

Central Missouri

The semifinals will be held on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 6 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. The championship will tip-off at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 8, 2015.

Game results and updated brackets will be posted on the Lindenlink website and on twitter at @Lindenlink throughout the course of the tournament. 

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