The USD men open the Summit League Tournament against the Denver Pioneers. The Yotes finished the regular season with a 12-17 overall record and 6-8 in Summit League play, drawing the five seed while Denver took the fourth seed.
USD takes on a Pioneers team that finished 15-14 overall and 8-6 in the Summit League. During the regular season, the teams split the series a game apiece, both winning on their home court.
The Coyotes are paced by Junior Brandon Bos and Senior Trevor Gruis. Gruis has made 101 consecutive starts. Bos is averaging 11.8 points for the season while Gruis is averaging 11.3 points a game.
The winner of the game takes on the top seed North Dakota State Bison on Monday at 6 p.m.