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Photos From DWU in the First Round of the GPAC Tourney

Dakota Wesleyan’s Tyson Smiley (11) shoots over the top of Hastings College’s Kevin Miller (1) and Bart Hiscock (21) during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Jason Spicer (40) is fouled by Hastings College’s Bart Hiscock (21) as Dakota Wesleyan’s Nygel Drury (5) and Hastings College’s Drew Callaghan (33) look on during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Tyson Smiley (11) passes the ball while colliding into Hastings College’s Kevin Miller (1) as Tyler Hedlund (11) looks on during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Jason Spicer (40) drives to the basket as Hastings College’s Kevin Harkins (51) defends during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Jason Spicer (40) shoots over the top of Hastings College’s Kevin Harkins (51) during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Jason Spicer (40) shoots around the defense of Hastings College’s Drew Callaghan (33) during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Trae Vandeberg (3) drives towards the basket as Hastings College’s Bart Hiscock (21) defends during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Jason Spicer (40) draws contact from Hastings College’s Kevin Harkins (51) while going to the basket during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. A jump ball was called on the play. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Jason Spicer (40) tries to pass to Trae Vandeberg (3) as Hastings College’s Bart Hiscock (21) and Kevin Harkins (51) defend during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Collin Kramer (12) splits the defense of Hastings College’s Kevin Harkins (51) and Bart Hiscock (21) to the basket during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Trae Vandeberg (3) fights his way to the basket as Hastings College’s Kevin Miller (1) defends during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Trae Vandeberg (3) and the Tiger bench celebrate a Tyson Smiley 3-point basket during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Tiger bench celebrate a Tyson Smiley 3-point basket during a game against Hastings College on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Samuel McCloud (23) goes in for a basket in front of Hastings College’s Jake Hansen (23) during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Trae Vandeberg (3) shoots around the defense of Hastings College’s Kevin Harkins (51) during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Samuel McCloud (23) gets a hand on the ball as Hastings College’s Drew Callaghan (33) shoots a basket during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Aaron Ahmadu (21) hits a 3-point basket during a game against Hastings College on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Aaron Ahmadu (21) passes the ball driving to the basket as Hastings College’s Drew Callaghan (33) defends during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Nygel Drury (5) and Samuel McCloud (23) celebrate a basket by Aaron Ahmadu (21) during a game against Hastings College on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Aaron Ahmadu (21) and Trae Vandeberg (3) celebrate while walking back to the bench following a Hastings College timeout during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Jason Spicer (40) puts up a basket during a game against Hastings College on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Trae Vandeberg (3) dribbles past Hastings College’s Tyler Hedlund (11) during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Aaron Ahmadu (21) goes in for a basket past Hastings College’s Kevin Harkins (51) during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Trae Vandeberg (3) dribbles towards the basket as Hastings College’s Connor Musiel (5) defends during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Aaron Ahmadu (21) chases down a loose ball in front of Hastings College’s Tyler Hedlund (11) during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Nygel Drury (5) drives past the defense of Hastings College’s Connor Musiel (5) during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Jason Spicer (40) shoots over Hastings College’s Drew Callaghan (33) during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Jason Spicer (40) shoots over Hastings College’s Drew Callaghan (33) during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Jason Spicer (40) shoots over Hastings College’s Drew Callaghan (33) during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Tiger fans watch as the Dakota Wesleyan men take on Hastings College during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Nygel Drury (5) drives past the defense of Hastings College’s Jake Hansen (23) during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Tyson Smiley (11) is fouled from behind by Hastings College’s Drew Callaghan (33) after grabbing the loose ball in front of Callaghan during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan University Head Coach Matt Wilber wants a foul called during a game against Hastings College on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The DWU cheerleaders perform during a timeout in a game against Hastings College on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Jason Spicer (40) hits a 3-point basket during a game against Hastings College on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Tiger bench reacts to a 3-point basket by Jason Spicer (40) during a game against Hastings College on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Trae Vandeberg (3) attempts a 3-point basket as Hastings College’s Kevin Miller (1) chases him down during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Nygel Drury (5) helps up Tyson Smiley (11) after Smiley was fouled going to the basket during a game against Hastings College on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Jason Spicer (40) makes a move to the basket past Hastings College’s Kevin Harkins (51) during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Tigerse huddle up prior to the start of a game against Hastings College on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Jason Spicer (40) is introduced during starting lineups prior to the start of a game against Hastings College on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Rylie Osthus (10) goes to the basket as Midland University’s Joelle Overkamp (24) defends during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Ashley Bray (20) fights her way to the basket as Midland University’s Maddie Egr (34) defends during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Sarah Carr (40) goes to the basket as Midland University’s Megan Kucks (3) defends during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Ashley Bray (20) makes a spin move to the basket around Midland University’s Joelle Overkamp (24) during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Rylie Osthus (10) drives to the basket past Midland University’s Megan Kucks (3) during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Rylie Osthus (10) shoots over the top of Midland University’s Megan Kucks (3) during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Sarah Carr (40) dives for a loose ball in front of Midland University’s Maddie Egr (34) during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Jessica Mieras (50) shoots as Midland University’s Tara Cannon (33) tries to defend during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Ashley Bray (20) fights her way around the defense of Midland University’s Maddie Egr (34) to the basket during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Rylie Osthus (10) shoots a jump shot as Midland University’s Megan Kucks (3) defends during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Rylie Osthus (10) looks for an outlet to pass to as Midland University’s Maddie Egr (34) defends during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Tigers bench celebrates a 3-point basket by Kynedi Cheeseman (30) during a game against Midland University on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Kynedi Cheeseman (30) shoots a basket in front of the Midland bench as Midland University’s Amanda Hansen (12) defends during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Midland University’s Amanda Hansen (12) looks for an outlet to pass to as Dakota Wesleyan’s Amber Bray (44) defends during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Ashley Bray (20) shoots around the defense of Midland University’s Maddie Egr (34) during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Rylie Osthus (10) drives to the basket as Midland University’s Hiliary Huss (5) defends during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Rylie Osthus (10) shoots over the top of Midland University’s Hiliary Huss (5) during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Chesney Nagel (32) drives to the basket between the defense of Midland University’s Amanda Hansen (12) and Maddie Egr (34) during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Makaela Karst (22) shoots over the top of Midland University’s Amanda Hansen (12) during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Ashley Bray (20) goes to the basket around Midland University’s Megan Kucks (3) during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Tiger bench celebrates a 3-point basket during a game against Midland University on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Tiger bench celebrates a 3-point basket during a game against Midland University on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Amber Bray (44) grabs a rebound past Midland University’s Makenna Sullivan (2) and Joelle Overkamp (24) during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Kynedi Cheeseman (30) is fouled by Midland University’s Amanda Hansen (12) going to the basket during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Kynedi Cheeseman (30) goes in for a basket past a Midland University defender during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Tiger bench celebrates a 3-point basket during a game against Midland University on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Tiger bench celebrates a 3-point basket during a game against Midland University on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Chesney Nagel (32) brings the ball up the court as Midland University’s Madison Severson (14) gives chase during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan University Head Coach Jason Christensen calls out his defense during a game against Midland University on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Tiger bench celebrates a 3-point basket during a game against Midland University on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Rylie Osthus (10) tries knock the ball loose from Midland University’s Amanda Hansen (12) during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Tiger bench celebrates a 3-point basket during a game against Midland University on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Tiger bench celebrates a 3-point basket during a game against Midland University on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The DWU cheerleaders perform during introductions prior to a game against Midland University on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Kynedi Cheeseman (30) puts up a shot after drawing the contact foul from Midland University’s Makenna Sullivan (2) during a game on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The DWU women’s basketball team huddle up prior to tipoff during a game against Midland University on Wednesday in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)