Third seeded Missouri Southern shot .508 from the field as they earned an 87-79 victory over sixth seeded Nebraska-Kearney. MSSU pulled down 42 rebounds as they earned a date in the semi final round.
For the Lions Slim Magee had a career night with a double-double scoring 24 points and pulling down an MIAA record tieing 20 rebounds. He ties Jeff Hutcheon of Northwest Missouri and Andy Berlin of Washburn. Marquis Addison added 20 points, Lane Barlow had 13 and Jordan Talbert added 11 points. For the Lopers Mike Dentlinger led the way scoring a game high 27 points and Connor Beranek had 18 points. Ethan Brozek finished with a double-double scoring 14 points and pulling down 10 rebounds.