River Falls captured the WIAC Tournament Championship, knocking off Oshkosh 60-59. The Falcons captured the automatic bid for the NCAA Division III tournament in the process.
Clay Seifert’s jump shot with 2:35 to play put River Falls (24-3) up 60-58. Oshkosh’s Max Schebel made one free throw with 1:59 left and that closed out the scoring.
The Titans (17-10) had a chance. Ben Boots, who shoots 86.7% from the free-throw line on the season, missed both free throws after he was fouled with 55-seconds left and then missed a three-pointer at the buzzer.
Ripon College knocked off Lake Forest 81-72 to capture the men’s Midwest Conference Championship and earn a trip the NCAA Division III tournament for the first time since 2002. [Read more…]