3-25 CMSU.jpg The Central Missouri Mules make their fourth trip to the NCAA Division II Elite Eight and their second in three seasons as the Mules will face Gannon University of Erie, PA tonight at 6pm. (photo by Dave Kopp)

The sixth ranked Mules (29-4) advanced to the Elite Eight by winning the regional tournament they hosted by beating in-state rival seventh ranked Southwest Baptist 98-63 in a blow out win.  The Mules have won 12 in a row and before the South Central Region, pulled off an unprecedented three straight overtime wins in the MIAA conference.

As far as tonight’s opponent Gannon University, they too have won 12 in a row and were winners of the Atlantic regional championship. The Golden Knights are 30-3 overall and are not only winning, but blowing out opponents by an average of 18.3 points per game.

Follow the action tonight from Springfield, MA.