The Northwest Men’s Basketball team beat St Thomas Aquinas (NY) Wednesday evening in the Elite 8 Tournament in Sioux Falls 79-70 to advance to their 1st ever Final Four. Justin Pitts led the Bearcats with 26 points, Zach Schneider added 16, Brett Dougherty scored 14 and Chris Ebow-Ndow finished with a double double of 13 points and 11 rebounds. Northwest will meet Lincoln Memorial tonight at 8:30. Lincoln Memorial topped Chico State 74-61.
(4) Bellarmine 92
(5) Colorado Mines 72
(1) Fairmont State 86
(8) Rollins College 68
–Fairmont State vs Bellarmine at 6:00.
***Both semi-final games will be televised by the CBS Sports Network***