By Chris Palmquist
ORANGE CITY, Iowa--The Midland Warriors were selected ninth in the preseason GPAC women's basketball poll. They've far exceeded expectations under a first year coach, vaulting to No. 10 in the latest rankings.
Second-ranked Northwestern, though, was too much to handle. After a tight start to the game, the Red Raiders pulled away for an 89-69 win Saturday afternoon.
The Red Raiders (13-0, 6-0) play at Doane on Wednesday before taking their holiday break.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa--The Morningside men's and women's basketball teams swept a double-header from Nebraska Wesleyan at the Rosen Verdoorn Sports Center Saturday afternoon.
The thirteenth-ranked women improved to 10-3 with an 82-57 win.
The Mustang men are now 7-4 after their 81-71 win over the Prairie Wolves.