Northwest MBB Wins First Ever Elite 8 Game

The Northwest Men’s Basketball team beat St Thomas Aquinas (NY) Wednesday evening in the Elite 8 Tournament in Sioux Falls 79-70 to advance to their 1st ever Final Four.  Justin Pitts led the Bearcats with 26 points, Zach Schneider added 16, Brett Dougherty scored 14 and Chris Ebow-Ndow finished with a double double of 13 points and 11 rebounds.  Northwest will meet Lincoln Memorial tonight at 8:30.  Lincoln Memorial topped Chico State 74-61.


Other finals:

(4) Bellarmine      92

(5) Colorado Mines  72

(1) Fairmont State  86

(8) Rollins College 68

–Fairmont State vs Bellarmine at 6:00.


***Both semi-final games will be televised by the CBS Sports Network***

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