Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University men's basketball team has earned the right to host the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Men's Basketball Tournament Semifinals and Finals this weekend (March 5-6) at Jim Wink Arena.
The top-seeded Bulldogs, who beat Saginaw Valley State by a 80-61 score in Wednesday's quarterfinal game at home, will host fourth-seeded Michigan Tech on Saturday at 1 p.m. (ET). The second semfinal between second-seeded Findlay and number three seed Wayne State will follow at approximately 3 p.m. (ET). The championship game will take place on Sunday (March 6) at 2 p.m. (ET).
Advance tickets for Saturday's semifinals will be on sale at the FSU Athletics Ticket Office located inside the Ewigleben Sports Complex on Thursday and Friday beginning at 9 a.m. (ET) with expanded hours to 7 p.m. (ET). Ticket prices for each session are $8 for adults or $2 for all students older than age five, including college students with identification.
All seats are general admission and no regular-season passes of any type such as FSU Rebounders Club or all-sports passes will be accepted per league tournament regulations.
The box office will open two hours prior to game time on Saturday at 11 a.m. (ET) with the doors to Wink Arena opening at noon. The ticket office will also open two hours early prior to Sunday's championship game at 12 p.m. (ET) with Wink Arena's doors opening at 1 p.m. (ET) before the title contest.
For additional information, please contact the FSU Athletics Ticket Office at (231) 591-2888.
The winner of the GLIAC Tournament receives an automatic bid into the NCAA Division II Midwest Regional Tournament slated to be held March 12-15 at a campus site yet to be determined.
Below are Wednesday's quarterfinal-round results:
#1 Ferris State def. #8 Saginaw Valley State, 80-61
#2 Findlay def. #7 Lake Superior State, 73-56
#6 Michigan Tech def. #3 Grand Valley State, 74-72
#4 Wayne State def. #5 Hillsdale, 79-62
Below are Saturday's semifinal games:
Hosted by Ferris State University - Jim Wink Arena
1 p.m. - #1 Ferris State vs. #4 Michigan Tech
3 p.m. - #2 Findlay vs. #3 Wayne State
The two winners meet in Sunday's championship game at 2 p.m. (ET)
Note: Teams were reseeded after the quarterfinals