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Modified schedules announced for NJCAA district tournaments at RLC in Ina, IL

INA, Ill. – Rend Lake College, the site of the NJCAA District 16 Men’s Basketball Tournament and the NJCAA District P Women’s Basketball Tournament in Ina, IL, is closed today because of impending winter weather in the southern Illinois region.

Today’s scheduled men’s tournament opening round/quarterfinal games have been

rescheduled for Thursday and both the men’s and women’s events have been delayed one day.

The women’s tournament, which had all four opening round games played Tuesday, will now have semifinal games on Friday and its championship game on Saturday night.

The tournaments’ official brackets can be found at:

Men’s Updated Bracket Schedule:

The No. 1 seed VU Men will play eighth-seeded Lewis & Clark at 1 p.m. (EST) Thursday. The game will be followed by fourth seeded Southwestern Illinois and No. 5 seed Wabash Valley at 3 p.m. (EST), then second seed John A. Logan vs. No. 7 seed Lake Land at 7 p.m. (EST) and No. 3 seed Kaskaskia and sixth seed Olney Central at 9 p.m. (EST).

The semifinal round’s two games will be as follows: Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 2 at 7 p.m. (EST) Friday, followed by the Winner of Game 3 against the Winner of Game 4 at 9 p.m. (EST) Friday.

The men’s tournament’s championship game is now set for 8 p.m. (EST) on Saturday.

Women’s Updated Bracket Schedule:

Top-seeded Wabash Valley and fifth seed Olney Central will now face each other in a semifinal game at 1 p.m. (EST) Friday. Second seed VU and No. 3 seed Kaskaskia will follow at 3 p.m. (EST). The winners of those two games will meet in Saturday’s 6 p.m. (EST) championship game.

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