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GPAC Members:


Briar Cliff University
Sioux City, IA


Concordia University
Seward, NE



Dakota Wesleyan University
Mitchell, SD


Doane College
Crete, NE



Dordt College
Sioux Center, IA



Hastings College
Hastings, NE



Midland University
Freemont, NE



Morningside College
Sioux City, IA



Mount Marty College
Yankton, SD



Nebraska Wesleyan University
Lincoln, NE



Northwestern College
Orange City, IA


GPAC

[Men's Basketball] GPAC Men's Basketball Championship Tuesday Set

(Sioux City, Iowa) – Third-seeded Midland pulled the lone upset of the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Men's Basketball Tournament defeating Dakota Wesleyan 81-74 on Saturday in Mitchell, South Dakota. On the other side of the bracket top-seed Morningside picked up an 89-77 win over fourth-seed Briar Cliff.



[Women's Basketball] GPAC Women's Basketball Championship Tuesday Set

(Sioux City, Iowa) – The top two seeds, Morningside and Concordia each punched their ticket to the championship game of the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Women's Postseason Basketball Tournament.  The top-seeded Mustangs defeated fourth-seed Briar Cliff 77-62 at home, while second-seed Concordia also won at home over third-seed Hastings, 67-60. 



[Indoor Track Combined] GPAC Indoor Track and Field Honors Released for 2015

(Sioux City, Iowa) – Honors for the 2015 Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Indoor Track and Field Season have been announced.  The top Performances-of-the-Meet and the Coach-of-the-Year honors were voted on by the league coaches.  GPAC Athlete-of-the-Year honors went to the highest individual point scorers in the meet.  Also, the top eight individuals in each event are considered GPAC All-Conference performers.
 



[Men's Basketball] Men's Basketball Tournament Quaterfinals Complete

(Sioux City, Iowa) – The first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Men's Basketball Tournament played out by the numbers as all four top seeds posted quarterfinal wins on Wednesday night. Top-seeded Morningside defeated eight-seed Hastings 95-87, while fourth-seed Briar Cliff defeated fifth-seed Nebraska Wesleyan 89-69.  On the bottom of the bracket second-seed Dakota Wesleyan defeated seventh-seed Concordia 78-64 and third-seed Midland defeated sixth-seed Dordt 89-59.



[Women's Basketball] Women's Basketball Tournament Quaterfinals Complete

(Sioux City, Iowa) –  The top four seeds all posted quarterfinal wins on Wednesday night in the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Women's Postseason Basketball Tournament.  Top-seeded Morningside defeated eight-seed Dakota Wesleyan 83-72, while fourth-seed Briar Cliff defeated fifth-seed Northwestern 70-54.  On the bottom of the bracket second-seed Concordia defeated seventh-seed Mount Marty 71-66 and third-seed Hastings defeated sixth-seed Doane 70-53.



[GPAC] GPAC All-Sports Trophy Standings 2014-15 Winter Update

(Sioux City, Iowa) – The 2014-15 Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) winter sports season is complete and Concordia with 91 points leads the 2014-15 GPAC All-Sports Trophy standings with eleven of the league's 19 sports completed.    Hastings is second with 81.5 points, while Morningside is third with 78.5 points. 



[Wrestling] 2015 GPAC Wrestling All-Conference Honors Announced

(Sioux City, Iowa) – The Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) is proud to announce the 2015 Wrestling All-Conference Teams.  Concordia's Enrique Barajas, at 149 pounds, has been named the Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Wrestler-of-the-Year, while Concordia Head Coach Dana Vote has been named the Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Wrestling Coach-of-the-Year after guiding the Bulldogs to the GPAC Championship.



[Men's Basketball] Week 14: GPAC Men's Basketball Honors

 (Sioux City, Iowa) – The Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) and Hauff Mid-America Sports are proud to announce the following men's basketball players-of-the-week for games played February 16-22, 2015.  Hauff Mid-America Sports is the presenting sponsor of the 2014-2015 GPAC Players-of-the-Week and Players and Coaches-of-the-Year awards program. 



[Women's Basketball] Week 14: GPAC Women's Basketball Honors

(Sioux City, Iowa) – The Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) and Hauff Mid-America Sports are proud to announce the following women's basketball player-of-the-week for games played February 16-22, 2015.  Hauff Mid-America Sports is the presenting sponsor of the 2014-2015 GPAC Players-of-the-Week and Players and Coaches-of-the-Year awards program. 



[Men's Basketball] 2015 GPAC Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket Announced

(Sioux City, Iowa) – Morningside College will be the number one seed when the 2015 Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Men's Postseason Basketball Tournament begins on Wednesday, February 25.  Morningside and Dakota Wesleyan shared the 2015 league title with 17-3 records and Morningside won a coin flip for the number one seed according to the GPAC tiebreaker procedures.  As the number one seed Morningside secures an automatic berth to the NAIA Men's Division II National Tournament in Point Lookout, Missouri, which runs March 11-17 at Keeter Gymnasium/College of the Ozarks.  Dakota Wesleyan will be the two seed, Midland three, and Briar Cliff the fourth seed.  The five seed is Nebraska Wesleyan, Dordt is the sixth seed, Concordia is seeded seventh, with Hastings will be the eighth seed.