SEGUIN, Texas - The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) Tournament begins this Friday, February 22, in Seguin, Texas, on the campus of Texas Lutheran University. The University of Dallas men's basketball team earned the fifth seed after tying Trinity University with a 6-10 conference record. Dallas won the tiebreaker by virtue of its season series split over top-seeded Southwestern University. The Crusaders will take on fourth-seeded Schreiner University. Tip-off is scheduled for 5 p.m. after the two SCAC women's basketball quarterfinals are completed.
The seeds for this year's men's tournament is as follows:
1) Southwestern (11-5 SCAC; 14-11 overall)
2) Texas Lutheran (11-5 SCAC; 16-9 overall)
3) Centenary (10-6 SCAC; 13-12 overall)
4) Schreiner (10-6 SCAC; 14-11 overall)
5) Dallas (6-10 SCAC; 9-16 overall)
6) Trinity (6-10 SCAC; 6-19 overall)
Dallas returns to the conference tournament for the second straight season. A year ago, UD was the third seed and got eliminated by Texas Lutheran at host Colorado College. Dallas is seeking its first tournament win since 2014-15 when it hosted in Irving. The Crusaders have never faced Schreiner University in the tournament.