AUSTIN, TX (KCBD) - The 6th-seeded LCU Chaps jumped out early on 3rd-seeded Colorado School of Mines and held on for an 82-73 win in the opening round of the NCAA Division II Tournament in the South Central Region in Austin.
The Chaps (21-9) were led by Isaac Asrat who had 20 points.
While being the 6th seed, LCU has been the Top 3 seeds in the South Central Region during the regular season, including topping Colorado School of Mines in their season opener 70-62 on November 9th.
LCU advances to face 2nd-seeded St. Edwards, who beat 7th-seeded Angelo State 72-71.
The Chaps split two regular season games with St. Edwards.