WINONA, Minn. -

The Winona State men’s basketball team earned the fourth seed in the NCAA Central Regional Tournament and will take on Northwest Missouri State Saturday in the postseason tournament’s opening round. The game is set for 7:30 pm Saturday in Mankato, Minn.

Winona State is making its tenth appearance in the NCAA Regional Tournament and its ninth in the last ten seasons. The Warriors are 26-7 overall on the season, their tenth straight campaign with at least 20 victories and third in a row with at least 25.

Northwest Missouri State is the fifth seed in the regional tournament and holds a 22-8 overall mark.

Winona State and regional host Minnesota State are the only two teams to advance to the NCAA Tournament from the NSIC.

--Courtesy Winona State Athletics