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Summit League Tournament bracket and schedule: Can anyone stop South Dakota State?

The Jacks have owned the Summit League tournament. Is anyone up to the task of beating them?

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NCAA Basketball: Summit League Conference Tournament-South Dakota State vs Omaha Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Sports

Death, taxes, South Dakota State (14-2) being the team to beat in the Summit League Tournament. The Jackrabbits won the Summit League title outright, and will be the No. 1 seed in Sioux Falls for the second consecutive year. They’re in search of their fourth straight NCAA Tournament appearance, and will be considered the favorite in the league’s postseason tournament until proven otherwise.

Omaha (13-3) rode a program record 19 wins to the No. 2 overall seed and will be matched up with North Dakota, who is in their first season as a member of the conference. Purdue Fort Wayne (9-7) and North Dakota State (9-7) round out the top four seeds.

Denver finished in ninth place in the regular season and did not qualify for the conference tournament.

Tournament Bracket

Summit League

How to Watch

Quarterfinals (Sat., March 9)

Midco SN will air both games. ESPN+ ($) will stream both games.

Game 1: No. 8 Western Illinois vs. No. 1 South Dakota State, 7 p.m.

Game 2: No. 7 North Dakota vs. No. 2 Omaha, approx. 9:30 p.m.

Quarterfinals (Sun., March 10)

Midco SN will air both games. ESPN+ ($) will stream both games.

Game 3: No. 5 Oral Roberts vs. No. 4 North Dakota State, 7 p.m.

Game 4: No. 6 South Dakota vs. No. 3 Purdue Fort Wayne, approx. 9:30 p.m.

Semifinals (Mon., March 11)

Midco SN will air both games. ESPN+ ($) will stream both games.

Game 5: Game 1 Winner vs. Game 3 Winner, 7 p.m.

Game 6: Game 2 Winner vs. Game 4 Winner, approx. 9:30 p.m.

Championship (Tue., March 12)

Game 7: Game 5 Winner vs. Game 6 Winner, 9 p.m. (ESPN2)