"Senior Day" Saturday As FSU Hosts GVSU

Saturday, Feb. 26
Men's Basketball vs. Grand Valley State, 1 p.m.

Live On Sunny 97.3 FM (Scott Roman & Sandy Gholston)
Live Bulldog Sports Network Audio Broadcast
Live America One Video Webcast
Live Internet Statistics
Live Facebook Scoring Updates
Live Twitter Scoring Updates

Women's Basketball vs. Grand Valley State, 3 p.m.

Live On Sunny 97.3 FM (Scott Roman & Sandy Gholston)
Live Bulldog Sports Network Audio Broadcast
Live America One Video Webcast
Live Internet Statistics
Live Facebook Scoring Updates
Live Twitter Scoring Updates

Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University men's and women's basketball teams will play their final regular-season home games this Saturday (Feb. 26) against archrival Grand Valley State. 

Tipoff for the men's game is set for 1 p.m. (ET) at Wink Arena with the women's contest to follow at approximately 3 p.m. (ET). 

The Bulldog men's basketball program will celebrate its "1,000th Win" recorded earlier this month with a special halftime ceremony involving former players and staff.

Additionally, Saturday is "Senior Day" as the Bulldogs honor a total of seven seniors, including four men's players in Matt DeHart, Darien Gay, Justin Keenan and Lou Williams.  Three women's seniors will also be recognized in Tiara Adams, Andrea Clancy and Becci Houdek.

Ticket prices are $7 for adults or $5 for FSU faculty/staff, seniors (age 60+) and students in grades K-12.  Ferris students are admitted free with their student identification cards. Advance tickets can be purchased thru the FSU Athletics Ticket Office.  The box office will open on Saturday to sell tickets starting at 10 a.m. leading up to gametime.  For additional information, please contact the FSU Athletics Ticket Office at (231) 591-2888.

Both of Saturday's games will be carried live by the Bulldog Sports Network and Sunny 97.3 FM with Scott Roman calling the play-by-play action and Sandy Gholston offering color commentary. Live audio will be streamed online in addition to a live pay-per-view video webcast. Links to follow all the action will be available at www.ferrisstatebulldogs.com and can be found by clicking on the "upcoming events" scoreboard tab or utilizing the links above.

Below are brief biographical sketches on all seven senior players:

#5 Matt DeHart
This four-year letterwinner ranks among the school's all-time leaders in both made three-point field goals and three-point field goal percentage.  A native of Greenville, he's compiled 578 points, 250 rebounds and 100 assists in 101 career games. Earlier this year, he was named the GLIAC North Division Player of the Week. Presently, he ranks fourth among the league leaders this year in three-pointers made and is also listed among the GLIAC's best in three-point percentage.

#11 Darien Gay
A returning all-conference honoree, this Bulldog senior joined the 1,000 career points club earlier this year and presently has scored 1,180 points in 111 career games.  The Detroit Henry Ford product is listed fifth among the program's all-time leaders in career assists with 417 and is also among the top 10 performers with 135 steals.  He ranks second in FSU history with 191 career three-pointers. In his career, he's started 89 games and is currently listed among the GLIAC's top 10 in four statistical categories this year. 

#21 Lou Williams
A fifth-year senior, this veteran forward will appear in his 109th career contest and will make his 44th start in a Bulldog uniform.  He's tallied 574 points and 452 rebounds to date over the course of his career.  Additionally, he holds all of the school records in blocked shots, including a career-best total of 159, a single-season high of 54 this year and a single-game record eight set earlier this season.  He is a native of Muskegon Heights.

#40 Justin Keenan
This senior standout is among the Bulldogs' all-time bests and is the GLIAC's All-Time Career Scoring Leader.  He ranks first in Bulldog history with 754 made free throws, is listed second with 2,114 points and is also third in Ferris annals with 842 rebounds.  Last year, he became the first Ferris State player in 36 years to claim All-America accolades and earlier this year was tabbed as the Division II Preseason National Player of the Year.  A three-time All-GLIAC honoree, this Grand Rapids standout is from Ottawa Hills.

#11 Becci Houdek
A Canton native, this Bulldog senior guard presently leads the conference in assists this season and is second in assist to turnover ratio.  In 108 career games, she's totaled 760 points with 363 assists and 319 rebounds.  Presently, she ranks fifth in school history with both 171 steals and 55 blocked shots.  She's also among the top 10 performers in school all-time history in three-point field goals and assists.

#20 Andrea Clancy
This veteran center returned to the Bulldog lineup this year after missing all of last season due to injury.  In her five-year career, she's tallied 424 points and grabbed 237 rebounds while playing in 102 career contests.  A member of the Bulldogs' NCAA Division II Sweet Sixteen team in 2007, she helped Ferris to three consecutive GLIAC Semifinal appearances in her career.  Currently, she's among the program's all-time leaders in field goal percentage. She's from Port Austin.

#44 Tiara Adams
This senior forward has scored 770 points and pulled down 519 rebounds in 103 career contests.  A second-time All-GLIAC pick a season ago, she's currently eighth in school history in field goal percentage at over 50 percent.  The squad's leading scorer and rebounder to date, the Lansing Waverly product has started all 52 games over the last two seasons.  She's scored 10 points or more in 21 of 25 outings this campaign and is among the league's best in scoring, rebounding and field goal percentage. 

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