For the third time this season, the Iowa Central men's basketball team went to overtime against Southwestern. For the second time, they emerged with the win. The Tritons (18-13) came away with a 61-60 win and will now advance to play top-seeded Iowa Lakes in the second round of the Region XI tournament. Jesse Jones led the Tritons with 14 points.
It was a much easier time for the Triton women, who won their quarterfinal game by 31 points. Iowa Central (22-8) got 19 points from freshman Katie Detlinger en route to an 80-49 win. The third-seeded Tritons will advance to play Des Moines Area on Friday night.