Top HeadlinesSunday, March 09, 2014 Sectional Website
The Calvin men’s basketball team is headed to an NCAA III Tournament sectional hosted by Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, Illinois, March 14 and 15. The sixth-ranked Titans (25-4) will host a sectional that will also include Dickinson College (PA) and Wheaton College (IL). Dickinson (23-6) will face Wheaton (21-8) in the first sectional semifinal Friday night at 6:30 p.m. (EST) followed by a game between Calvin and Illinois Wesleyan at 8:30 p.m. (EDT). The sectional finals are scheduled to be held Saturday night at 8 p.m. (EDT). Calvin’s game against Illinois Wesleyan will mark its first-ever meeting against the Titans in men’s basketball. Calvin (24-5) advanced to the Round of 16 of the NCAA III by defeating Wittenberg 66-51 in the first round and second-ranked Washington University of St. Louis 83-75 in the second round. Calvin is making its second consecutive appearance in the Round of 16 of the NCAA III Tournament including its seventh in school history. Ticket information will be announced later on Monday.Saturday, March 08, 2014 Box Score
Story By Mark DeHaan/Photo by Danny Reise
ST. LOUIS, MO - Advancing to the second round of the NCAA Tournament with a win on Friday evening, the Calvin men’s basketball team faced a tall task in host Washington University of St. Louis, ranked #2 nationally and entering with a 24-2 record. Calvin proved up to the task however, handing the Bears an 83-75 defeat Saturday night to advance to the Round of 16 of the NCAA III Tournament for the second straight year. Calvin will face sixth-ranked Illinois Wesleyan next Friday night at a site to be announced later this weekend. Calvin received strong guard play throughout the game led by junior Jordan Brink who matched career highs in points and rebounds with 27 points an 11 boards. Austin Parks also had 18 points while Jordan Daley had 12.Friday, March 07, 2014 Box Score
By Mark DeHaan
The Calvin men’s basketball team traveled to St. Louis, Missouri and the campus of Washington University for its first round matchup of the NCAA Tournament against #23 Wittenberg University and came away with an impressive 66-51 victory. Calvin will face second-ranked Washington University Saturday night at 8 p.m. (EST) in regional final contest. The victory marked Calvin’s first win over Wittenberg since 1990. Friday’s matchup marked Calvin’s first meeting against Wittenberg since 1995. Senior Tyler Kruis led the Knights with 19 points including 13 in the first half as Calvin raced out to a 37-25 halftime led. Junior Jordan Brink added 10 points for the Maroon and Gold.