If you spent your Thursday afternoon watching or listening to the first round of the NSIC Sanford-Health Postseason Tournament then it was time well spent as the Augustana Women's Basketball Team came away with a first-round win over MSU Moorhead.

Leading by one point at the half, the top seed NSIC South Division Lady Vikings fell behind in the third frame. But what a show in the fourth period as Augie exploded with a 26-7 run led by Junior Vishe’ Rabb who would total 20 points on the day for the 77-63 quarter-final win.

More double-digit scoring from Augustana came from Lauren Sees and Aislinn Duffy with 14 each.

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The win for the NSIC South Division Coach of the Year Dave Krauth moves the Vikings to 12-4 and will now play the winner of the Minnesota State/St. Cloud State game Saturday at 1:00 PM. The Mavericks and Huskies play today at 1:00 PM as the Sanford Pentagon. You can listen to the game with Jeff Fylling on KXRB FM.

In the first game of the NSIC Tournament, Minnesota Duluth advances with a 78-64 win over the University of Sioux Falls. USF finishes the year 8-5.

And in the men's contest Augustana took Northern State to overtime but faded away as the Wolves win 87-84.

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