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Men’s Basketball Moves on to Elite Eight

Posted on 3/16/2010 3:57:23 PM

IUP’s men’s basketball team took the NCAA Division II Atlantic Region championship last night (March 16, 2010) at Memorial Field House with an 87-72 win over West Liberty State University.

The win earns the team a spot in the Elite Eight tournament, to be played March 24-27 in Springfield, Mass.

Tournament MVP Daryl Webb tied his career high with 27 points and added 12 rebounds.

Julian Sanders hit five 3-pointers and scored 17 points, Akida McLain added 16, and Kevin Steward finished with 11.

See the IUP Athletics website for game highlights.