STORM LAKE - Champion Buena Vista drew the No. 1 seed and will play No. 8 seed Central in the first round of the Iowa Conference tournament tonight at 7 p.m. in Siebens Center.
The Beavers defeated Central in both regular-season meetings. The highest-seeded team will have homecourt advantage through all three rounds of the tournament. The Dutch are 5-20 overall.
Wartburg drew the No. 2 seed, Simpson No. 3 and Loras No. 4. Coe is the fifth seed, Cornell sixth and Upper Iowa seventh.
Buena Vista enters the tournament fresh off a 73-38 thrashing of Luther on Saturday night and a 20-5 overall record. The Beavers lost to Upper Iowa last Friday night, 83-68.
Buena Vista's women's team, which finished 5-13 in the league and 9-16 overall, drew the No. 8 seed and will play conference champion Luther tonight in Decorah. The Norse are 17-7 overall.
Buena Vista played Luther on Saturday night and came up short to the Norse 60-55 in Decorah.
Wartburg is the No. 3 seed, Upper Iowa No. 3 and Simpson No. 4. Loras drew the fifth seed, Central sixth and Cornell seventh.