Upsets highlight first day in Hutch at The Tournament

HUTCHINSON, Kan. -- The first day of the 2017 NJCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship came to a close with six teams advancing to the second round.

Two teams from the Sooner state notched upsets over higher seeds. No. 16 Connors State (OK) rallied to defeat No. 17 Spartanburg Methodist (SC) 96-90 while the Jets of Northern Oklahoma-Enid - seeded 23rd - knocked off No. 10 Southern Idaho 95-90.

Jones County (MS), Panola (TX), St. Petersburg (FL) and Gillette (WY) also notched wins to advance to the second round. 

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Tomorrow's action begins at 11 a.m. Eastern (10 a.m. Central) with No. 14 Motlow State (TN) vs. No. 19 Coffeyville (KS).

All the action can be seen live on NJCAA TV (, which is now available on Amazon Fire TV and Amazon Fire TV Stick, the Play Store on Android TV, the App Store on Apple TV, and as a Streaming Channel on Roku

Ty Lazenby led #23 Northern Oklahoma-Enid with 40 points in the Jets' upset victory over #10 Southern Idaho.

Photos courtesy of Hutchinson News