DEARBORN, Mich. – The University of Michigan-Dearborn men's basketball team will host Rochester College in the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Championship Game at 7:30 pm Monday at the UM-Dearborn Fieldhouse.
The Wolverines advanced to the final with a 90-89 overtime win over No. 1 Cornerstone University on Saturday. No. 4 seed UM-Dearborn will take on No. 6 seed Rochester College, which upset second seeded Indiana Tech 84-68 on Saturday.
UM-Dearborn swept Rochester in two games this season.
The Wolverines enter the game with a record of 20-12 overall, tying the program record for wins in a season set in 2016-17. The winner of the championship game will earn the second WHAC automatic bid to the NAIA Division II Men's Basketball Postseason Tournament March 7-13 in Sioux Falls, S.D.
Cornerstone earned the first WHAC automatic bid by winning the regular season championship.
The UM-Dearborn Department of Athletics & Recreation will sponsor 100 tickets for students. The first 100 UM-Dearborn students will receive free admission.
Ticket prices for the game are $7 for adults and $5 for students (after the first 100) and seniors (over the age of 60). Kids 8 and under are free. The game will have NO PASS LISTS with the exception of those holding NAIA Membership Cards.
WHAC Postseason Tournament (Higher seed hosts)
Quarterfinals, Wednesday, Feb. 21
No. 1 Cornerstone def. No. 8 Concordia, 78-62
No. 2 Indiana Tech def. No. 7 Siena Heights, 89-69
No. 6 Rochester def. No. 3 Aquinas, 71-65
No. 4 UM-Dearborn def. No. 5 Madonna, 80-78
Semifinals, Saturday, Feb. 24
No. 4 UM-Dearborn def. No. 1 Cornerstone 90-89 (OT)
No. 6 Rochester def. No. 2 Indiana Tech 84-68
Championship, Monday, Feb. 26
No. 4 UM-Dearborn vs. No. 6 Rochester, 7:30 pm, Monday at UM-Dearborn Fieldhouse