Wayne State starts a four-game road trip to close out NSIC South Division play this weekend with games at Southwest Minnesota State in Marshall. Game times at the R/A Facility are 6 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday with no fans allowed due to COVID-19. The Wildcats enter the weekend tied for first in the NSIC South Division (7-3) and are 7-5 overall while the Mustangs are 0-3 in division play and 2-5 on the season. Last weekend, WSC split home games with #22 Sioux Falls (L 70-68, W 71-46) while SMSU fell at Augustana Sunday afternoon 84-74 with their other game canceled due to COVID-19 protocols. Last season, SMSU won both meetings vs. WSC – 62-59 in Wayne and 78-61 at Marshall.
Wayne State returns to Rice Auditorium this weekend to start a four-game homestand to close the regular season as the Wildcats host Southwest Minnesota State in NSIC South Division games Friday night at 6:30 p.m. and Saturday at 2:30 p.m. The Wildcats are 5-7 and 4-6 in the NSIC South Division following two road losses at Sioux Falls last weekend 80-45 and 62-58 while the Mustangs are 7-3 and 5-3 in the division following a home split vs. Augustana (L 83-81 OT and W 75-62). Last season, SMSU and WSC split with the Wildcats winning in Wayne 79-62 followed by a 77-60 Mustang win in Marshall that snapped a 21-game losing skid to the Wildcats in the series.