Calvin Men’s Basketball Headed to NCAA III Sectional Hosted by Illinois Wesleyan
Sunday, March 09, 2014
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 final will be held on 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.
Tickets will be on sale beginning Tuesday morning at 9 a.m. at the Calvin Box Office inside the Calvin Covenant Fine Arts Center. Tickets will be $7.00 for adults and $4.00 for students.
Tickets must be purchased in person at the box office.