GPAC commissioner and co-director of NAIA D2 National basketball tournament in Sioux City Corey Westra talks about the city being awarded future national tournanents. In the Fall of 2020 the NAIA will merge from two to one division of basketball. Sioux City will host the first four years of the national tournament when the merge happens.
Last week rumors began that Nebraska Wesleyan was working on its exit from the Great Plains Athletic Conference. On Monday, the school and conference made it official. Conference commissioner Corey Westra released a statement Monday afternoon after the school notified him of their decision.
The move means NWU will enter NCAA DIII as a full affiliate and will be the 9th member of the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. It also means travel for sporting events will increase significantly. Continue reading