Campus invited to team send-offs this afternoon

Don’t miss the chance to take part in a team send- off for the Missouri Southern Basketball Lions as they head to the 2018 NCAA Division II Basketball Tournament.

The sendoff will be held at 4:30 p.m. on the south side of Leggett and Platt Athletic Center in the parking lot with the pool entrance (green area on map below).

Also:  The men’s and women’s track team is leaving for NCAA Track and Field Championships from the same location at 4:15 p.m. Come early and root for both teams!

The Track and Field Program has qualified nine individuals for the 2018 NCAA Division II Indoor Track and Field Championships.  Following a banquet tonight, the meet will take place March 9-10 on the campus of Pittsburg State University.

The men’s Basketball team earned an at-large bid to the tournament. The Lionswill be the five seed and will face off against fourth seed Southwest Minnesota State on Saturday.

Northwest Missouri is the top seed and host of the tournament. The Lions and Mustangs will play at 8:15 p.m. as the last game of day one. A complete schedule is available at