The Minnesota Duluth women's basketball team will open the 2021 NSIC women's basketball tournament at 10 a.m. Thursday with a quarterfinal against Sioux Falls at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

The Bulldogs are the top seed out of the NSIC North Division after winning the division for the second season in a row. Sioux Falls is the No. 4 seed out of the South Division.

All three rounds of the NSIC postseason tournament will take place at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls with the quarterfinals running Thursday and Friday, the semifinals on Saturday and championship at 1 p.m. Sunday.

In other quarterfinal action Thursday, South Division champion Augustana plays North fourth-seed Minnesota State-Moorhead at 1 p.m. On Friday, the South No. 2 Concordia-St. Paul takes on North No. 3 Bemidji State at 10 a.m., followed by North No. 2 St. Cloud State vs. South No. 3 Minnesota State-Mankato at 1 p.m.

  • Senior forward Rachel Anderson joined Nina Waidacher as the only other player in the history of St. Scholastica women's hockey to eclipse 100 career points on Saturday in the Saints' 4-0 win over Concordia-Wisconsin in Duluth. Anderson scored two goals, giving her 101 points, while senior goalie Lori Huseby made 29 saves for her ninth career shutout.
  • The Saints softball team swept Northland College 6-0 and 11-3 on Saturday in Northfield, Minnesota. Haley Rosenthal pitched a one-hit shutout in Game 1 and Nicole Anders drove in four runs on two hits in the 11-3 rout.
  • The St. Scholastica men's Nordic ski team finished second while the women took third overall at the four-team Central Collegiate Ski Association meet this weekend in Duluth. Emil Book Bratbak of the men's team posted a pair of third place finishes in the 20-kilometer freestyle and 10K classic to lead the Saints.