DEARBORN, Mich. - The University of Michigan-Dearborn men's basketball team earned a bid to the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference Postseason Tournament for the third consecutive season.
The Wolverines enter the tournament as the No. 8 seed and will travel to No. 1 seed Cornerstone University for a matchup with the regular season champion at 7:30 pm Thursday at Mol Arena in Grand Rapids, Mich.
UM-Dearborn and Cornerstone meet in the WHAC Postseason Tournament for the third consecutive season. The Wolverines upset the No. 1 Golden Eagles in the semifinals last season 90-89 in overtime on their way to the tournament title and a bid to the NAIA National Tournament. The Wolverines and Golden Eagles split the season series, with each team winning on its home court.
The UM-Dearborn win at home included a four-point play in the final seconds from senior Mafiaion Joyner to stun Cornerstone.
UM-Dearborn enters the tournament with an overall record of 11-19 and 8-12 in the WHAC. The Wolverines rebounded from a slow start to the 2018-19 season, which opened with a 1-7 start. Cornerstone won the WHAC regular season title for the third consecutive season and enter this year's tournament with a record of 23-7 overall and 16-4 in the WHAC.