(Holland, MI - WHTC News) - Carrie Snikkers scored 21 points as Hope downed visiting Denison in first round play of the NCAA Division III women’s basketball tournament on Friday night, 68-40. The Flying Dutch now host DePauw, a 76-49 winner over Lakeland, on Saturday evening, with broadcast time from DeVos Fieldhouse on 92.7 The Van and www.927thevan.com at 6:40.
(Stevens Point, WI - WHTC News) - For the second straight year, it was one and done for Hope College in the NCAA Division III men’s basketball tournament, as the Flying Dutchmen fell on Friday night to St. Norbert in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, 72-65. Dave Wipperfurth and Chris Peterson each had 15 points for the Green Knights. Hope ends the campaign with a 21-8 record.
(Findlay, OH - WHTC News) - Grand Valley State’s men’s basketball season apparently ended on Friday night, as the Lakers fell to Hillsdale at the Great Lakes Conference tournament semifinals, 61-53. Brent Eaton scored 16 points for the Chargers, as GVSU falls to 21-8 and is not likely to earn a NCAA Division II tournament bid on Sunday.
(Wyoming, MI - WHTC News) - The high school boys’ basketball season along the Lakeshore concluded on Friday night with Hamilton winning at Wyoming Kelloggsville, 70-62. The Hawkeyes face Allegan and Zeeland West entertains Middleville in first-round state Class B district action at Zeeland West on Monday evening, with broadcast time on 92.7 The Van and www.927thevan.com at 5:40. Also on Monday night, the state Class A district at Zeeland East, in which West Ottawa meets Grandville and the Chix battle Hudsonville, will be on 1450 WHTC and www.whtc.com, also at 5:40.
(undated) - Two Lakeshore teams claimed district titles in the state girls’ basketball tournament on Friday night. West Ottawa downed visiting Grandville, 51-39, and the Panthers will face Rockford in a Class A regional semifinal at Cedar Springs on Tuesday evening. Holland Christian beat Middleville in Allegan, 43-35, and the Maroons play Grand Rapids Catholic Central in a Class B regional semifinal at Coopersville on Tuesday evening.