Great West Conference Tournament Recaps
(Friday, March 15th)
Final Score: Houston Baptist 62, NJIT 61
Chicago, IL (Sports Network) - Art Bernardi hit a pair of free-throws with two seconds remaining to lift the fourth-seed Houston Baptist Huskies knocked off the top-seed NJIT Highlanders, 62-61, in the semifinals of the Great West Tournament at Jones Convocation Center.
Bernardi scored a game-high 18 points for Houston Baptist (14-16) which also got 12 points from Rob Lewis and 10 from Dauson Womack.
Ryan Woods netted 16 points, P.J. Miller notched 15 and Chris Flores chipped in 10 for NJIT (16-13).
The Huskies will take the third-seed Chicago State in Saturday's title game.
Final Score: Chicago State 63, Texas-Pan American 55
Chicago, IL (Sports Network) - Nate Duhon scored 13 points and collected eight rebounds as the Chicago State Cougars dropped the Texas-Pan American Broncs, 63-55, in the semifinals of the Great West Tournament at the Jones Convocation Center.
Matt Ross collected 10 rebounds and added eight points for Chicago State (10-21). The Cougars advance to play Houston Baptist in Saturday's title game.
Brandon Provost netted 17 points and Aaron Urbanus added 12 for Texas-Pan American (16-16).
Chicago State outscored Texas-Pan American both in the paint (24-8) and off turnovers (18-6).
03/16 01:17:41 ET