The Southwestern Spartans made history tonight in Danville, IL, by earning the college's first-ever national championship! The Spartans defeated Louisburg, from North Carolina, with a score of 77-53, to become the 2017 NJCAA DII National Men's Basketball Champions. The Spartans led most of the way, however the game was tight, until the last few minutes when the Spartans pulled ahead to come away with the victory. Watch for a complete game wrap-up later tonight.
Here are the game results from throughout the week in Danville, IL:
- Game 1, Southwestern vs Southern Maryland Hawks , win, 94-69 - Tuesday, March 21, 2017, 11 a.m.
- Game 2, quarterfinals, Southwestern vs Pima, win, 81-75 - Thursday, March 23, 2017, 1 p.m.
- Game 3, semifinals, Southwestern vs Richard Bland, win, 70-62 - Friday, March 24, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
- Game 4, championship, Southwestern vs Louisburg, win, 77-53 - Saturday, March 25, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Thanks to Spartan Nation for the outstanding support throughout the year!