BIG RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — The Ferris State Bulldogs are headed to the NCAA Division II Tournament Elite Eight.
Hosting the Findlay Oilers in Big Rapids Tuesday, the Bulldogs won 80-65 to win the Midwest Regional Championship and punch their ticket to the next round.
Senior Drew Cushingberry led the Bulldogs with 21 points and Muskegon alum Deshaun Thrower had 20 points.
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“A lot of teams work so hard to try and win games,” Ferris State head coach Andy Bronkema said. “We’re lucky enough to be here and to win it. I feel blessed and I’m happy for the guys.”
Elite Eight games are scheduled for March 20 through March 24 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.