The Big Sky Championship basketball tournaments begin today in Utah and North Dakota.
The men’s tournament will be held at the Dee Events Center in Ogden, Utah. Regular-season champion Weber State is the host.
North Dakota won the women’s regular-season crown and will host the tournament in Grand Forks,.
Southern Utah, the No. 2 seed, will open the women’s tournament against No. 7. Sacramento State at 1:30 p.m. (Mountain time). No. 3 Montana will take on No. 6 Montana State at 5.
No. 4 Eastern Washington faces No. 5 Idaho State in the nightcap at 6:30. North Dakota has a bye to Friday’s semifinals. Women’s bracket
In the men’s tournament, No. 2 North Dakota takes on No. 7 Sacramento State at 2:05 p.m. today. No. 3 Northern Arizona takes on No. 6 Northern Colorado at 4:3o, while No. 4 Montana closes out first-day action at 7 p.m. against No. 5 Portland State. Men’s bracket
Weber State earned a bye to the semifinals.
Montana State failed to qualify for the tournament.