Broken Bow Tips Off Play in SWC Basketball Tournament Today

The Broken Bow girls and boys basketball teams begin play in the Southwest Conference basketball tournament today. The Broken Bow girls will be seeking their fifth conference tournament title in a row. Broken Bow, the top seed, will open play against Valentine tonight at the Indian gym. The two met this past Friday with Broken Bow winning 47-18. Tonight’s game will be broadcast on KCNI 96.3 FM with the tipoff scheduled for 6 p.m. Other opening round games tonight include, Ainsworth vs McCook, Minden vs Ogallala, and Gothenburg vs Cozad.

The Broken Bow boys will travel to Ogallala tonight. Broken Bow picked up its third win of the season Friday night over Valentine and had their highest offensive output of the season with 74 points including 11 made 3’s. They will look to carry that momentum into tonight’s matchup with Ogallala who is 13-3 and top ten ranked in Class C1 by the Omaha World Herald. Tonight’s game is scheduled to tip off at 6 p.m. central time. Other opening round games tonight include, Ainsworth vs Valentine, Minden vs Cozad, and McCook vs Gothenburg.

The winners of today’s games will advance to the semifinals which will take place Friday at North Platte Community College.