Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Bellarmine Earns No. 1 Seed in Midwest Regional of NCAA DII Tournament

The Bellarmine Knights earned the No. 1 seed in the Midwest Regional of the 2015 NCAA Division II Men's Basketball Tournament.

The Knights will host GLVC opponent Drury (21-8) in the first round. The game, which tips at 6:30 p.m. EST on Saturday, is a rematch of the GLVC Tournament championship game that was won by Drury.

The winner will then advance to the second round on Sunday vs. either Lake Superior or Ferris State.

Saturday, March 14

Session 1:

Noon: No. 6 Michigan Tech vs. No. 3 Indianapolis
2:30 p.m.: No. 7 Lewis vs. No. 2 Wisconsin-Parkside

Session 2:

6 p.m.: No. 8 Drury vs. No. 1 Bellarmine
8:30: No. 5 Ferris State vs. No. 4 Lake Superior

Sunday, March 15

Session 3:

5 p.m.: Regional Semifinal No. 1
7:30 p.m.: Regional Semifinal No. 2

Tuesday, March 17

Session 4:

7 p.m.: Regional Final

More info from BU:

INDIANAPOLIS---The NCAA Division II Men's Basketball Committee announced today the field of 64 teams that will compete in the 2015 NCAA Division II Men's Basketball Championship, and Bellarmine University was named as the No. 1 seed in the Midwest Regional. As the No. 1 seed, Bellarmine also has secured hosting rights for the tournament that will be played March 14, 15 and 17 in Knights Hall.

The Knights will play the No. 8 seed Drury, in a rematch of the Great Lakes Valley Conference final. Game times and ticket information will be announced on Monday afternoon.

The complete Midwest Regional field includes:

Seed Team Record
1 Bellarmine 27-3
2 Wisconsin-Parkside 26-3
3 Indianapolis 23-5
4 Lake Superior St. 25-6
5 Ferris State 23-8
6 Michigan Tech 19-8
7 Lewis 21-8
8 Drury 21-8

NCAA DII Tournament Bracket (click to enlarge):

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