Rangers Host NCAA Midwest Regional
The four-time Great Lakes Valley Conference East Division Champion University of Wisconsin-Parkside men's basketball squad is hosting the first three rounds of the NCAA Division II Midwest Regional Men's Basketball Tournament which concludes Tuesday, March 15, with the championship game. Ferris State battles Saginaw Valley State for a trip to Frisco, Texas, and the NCAA DII Elite Eight. It is the first time in UW-Parkside history that the university has hosted an NCAA DII regional men's tournament.
The NCAA selection committee gave the 14th-ranked Rangers (24-5) the top-seed in the Midwest Region. Parkside defeated 9th-ranked Kentucky Wesleyan College (27-3) in the opening round Saturday 74-65. The Rangers fell to Saginaw Valley State 92-77 in the semifinal round Sunday.