DSU Men’s Basketball unveils 30-game 2018-19 season schedule

Dakota State University Men’s Basketball will play a total of 30 games in the 2018-19 season, announced on Wednesday. The Trojans will play 11 games at the DSU Fieldhouse with 5 of their opponents qualifying for the NAIA National Tournament last season.

Under the guidance of 10th year head coach Gary Garner, DSU will open the season with a pair of games on road in October. The Trojans will face Doane College on October 26th and Nebraska Christian on October 27th. Dakota State’s home opener will be November 10th against national qualifier Northwestern College.

The Trojans will play in 3 tournaments this season including the NAIA-South Dakota Sanford Pentagon Classic on November 3rd and 4th in Sioux Falls. DSU’s 14-game North Star Athletic Association schedule opens on December 1st against Bellevue University in Nebraska. 

2018-19 Dakota State (S.D.) Trojan Men’s Basketball Schedule
Day Date Opponent Time (CST) Location
Friday Oct. 26 Doane (Neb.) 7 p.m. Crete, Neb.
Saturday Oct. 27 Nebraska Christian 4 p.m. Papillion, Neb.
Saturday Nov. 3 Dakota Wesleyan (S.D.)^ 8 p.m. Sioux Falls, S.D.
Sunday Nov. 4 Mount Marty (S.D.)^ 2 p.m. Sioux Falls, S.D.
Saturday Nov. 10 Northwestern (Iowa) 7 p.m. Madison, S.D.
Tuesday Nov. 13 Trinity Bible (N.D.) 7:30 p.m. Ellendale, N.D.
Tuesday Nov. 20 Dordt (Iowa) 7:30 p.m. Madison, S.D.
Saturday Nov. 24 Midland (Neb.) $ 4 p.m. Fremont, Neb.
Sunday Nov. 25 Morningside (Iowa) $ 1 p.m. Fremont, Neb.
Saturday Dec. 1 Bellevue (Neb.)* 5 p.m. Bellevue, Neb.
Saturday Dec. 8 Briar Cliff (Iowa) 3 p.m. Sioux City, Iowa
Wednesday Dec. 12 Mount Marty (S.D.) 7 p.m. Yankton, S.D.
Saturday Dec. 15 Morningside (Iowa) 4 p.m. Madison, S.D.
Sunday Dec. 16 Oglala Lakota (S.D.) 2 p.m. Kyle, S.D.
Thursday Dec. 20 Jamestown (N.D.) 7 p.m. Madison, S.D.
Saturday Dec. 29 St. Mary’s (Kan.) & 3 p.m. Mitchell, S.D.
Sunday Dec. 30 Peru State (Neb.) & 2 p.m. Mitchell, S.D.
Friday Jan. 4 Presentation (S.D.)* 7:30 p.m. Madison, S.D.
Saturday Jan. 5 Dickinson State (N.D.)* 5 p.m. Madison, S.D.
Friday Jan. 11 Valley City State (N.D.)* 7:30 p.m. Valley City, N.D.
Saturday Jan. 12 Mayville State (N.D.)* 5 p.m. Mayville, N.D.
Friday Jan. 18 Waldorf (Iowa)* 7:30 p.m. Madison, S.D.
Saturday Jan. 19 Viterbo (Wis.)* 5 p.m. Madison, S.D.
Friday Jan. 25 Viterbo (Wis.)* 7:30 p.m. La Crosse, Wis.
Saturday Jan. 26 Waldorf (Iowa)* 5 p.m. Forest City, Iowa
Friday Feb. 1 Mayville State (N.D.)* 7:30 p.m. Madison, S.D.
Saturday Feb. 2 Valley City State (N.D.)* 5 p.m. Madison, S.D.
Friday Feb. 8 Presentation (S.D.)* 7:30 p.m. Aberdeen, S.D.
Saturday Feb. 9 Dickinson State (N.D.)* 6 p.m. Dickinson, N.D.
Saturday Feb. 16 Bellevue (Neb.)* 5 p.m. Madison, S.D.
Tues. or Wed. Feb. 19 or 20 NSAA Postseason Opening Round TBA TBA
Saturday Feb. 23 NSAA Postseason Semifinals TBA Watertown, S.D.
Sunday Feb. 24 NSAA Postseason Championships TBA Watertown, S.D.
Wed. to Tues. March 6-12 NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball
National Tournament
TBA Sioux Falls, S.D.
^ NAIA-South Dakota Sanford Pentagon Classic – Sioux Falls, S.D.
$ Midland (Neb.) Draemel Classic – Fremont, Neb.
& Mike Miller Classic – Doug Martin Classic – Mitchell, S.D.
* North Star Athletic Association conference game