After opening the season with six of their first eight games on the road, the Wayne State women’s basketball team now gets six of the next eight games at home in the friendly confines of Rice Auditorium as the Wildcats host Winona State in NSIC South Division games this weekend with game times Friday at 6:30 p.m. and Saturday at 2:30 p.m. WSC is 4-4 and 3-3 in the NSIC South Division following two road wins last weekend at Upper Iowa (84-79 and 78-70) while Winona State is 0-4 and 0-3 in divisional play following an 81-79 home loss to Augustana last Friday while Saturday’s game was cancelled due to COVID-19 protocols. Last season, Winona State won both matchups against WSC – 76-73 in Wayne and 83-75 in Winona.
The Wayne State College men’s basketball team begins the second half of the abbreviated 2021 schedule with NSIC South Division games this weekend at Winona State. Game times are Friday at 6 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. at McCown Gymnasium in Winona. WSC is 4-4 overall and 4-2 in the NSIC South Division following a home split last weekend vs. Upper Iowa (W 99-71, L 82-74) while Winona State is 3-2 and 1-1 in the division after a road split at Augustana (W 87-82, L 73-63) last weekend. Last season, Wayne State won both meetings against Winona State – 70-63 in Wayne (12/7/19) and 102-97 in triple overtime at Winona (1/10/20). Three of the last eight meetings between the two clubs have gone overtime and all three overtime games were Wildcat victories.