The University of Nebraska-Kearney men’s basketball team will host Chadron State College in the first round of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Shootout Tuesday in Kearney. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. (Central time) 6 p.m. (Mountain Time). Tuesday’s game will be the 175th meeting between the two schools.
The Eagles defeated UNK 75-73 on Saturday to close their regular season with a 13-13 record. Both teams, along with Fort Lewis, ended the year with 13-9 league records. Thanks to a series of tiebreakers, UNK (15-11) got the four seed, Chadron (13-13) earned the fifth seed and FLC ended sixth.
The winner of Tuesday’s game advances to the RMAC Shootout in Pueblo on March 2-3 where it’ll play either top-seed Colorado School of Mines or eight-seed Western State.