The Lincoln men's are fighting for a playoff berth as well, sitting just one game in the win column away from a tie for the coveted final spot.
The Blue Tigers (3-15, 3-9 MIAA) trail Emporia State and Truman State, both 4-9 in the MIAA, and have a chance to make up ground when they take on Missouri Southern at 7:30 p.m. today at Jason gym.
It won't be an easy task as the Lions sit at No. 14 in the NCAA Division II rankings. Missouri Southern (16-5, 8-5 MIAA) saw itself perched as the top team in the nation earlier in the year but has fallen off just a bit lately.