Men's Basketball Advances To Second Round of NJCAA Division II Tournament With Upset Win

Men's Basketball Advances To Second Round of NJCAA Division II Tournament With Upset Win

Danville, IL -- After a back and forth first half, the second half was all Kats as 13th seed SUNY Erie defeated the 4th seed Louisburg (NC) Huricanes in the first round of the NJCAA Division II Men's Basketball National Championship Tournament in Danville, Illinois, 87-78.

Tied at the half at 38, the second half was where the Kats came to play. The Kats would eventually jump out to a 15 point lead before putting the Hurricanes away with a nine point victory.

Kasey Walker-Gregg would lead the Kats with 28 points, while Shevon Anisca would add 22 points to the effort. Walker-Gregg would also add eight assists.

The Kats will take on the winner of 5th seed Southwestern and 12th seed Dakota County on Thursday March 22nd at 9PM Eastern/8PM Central.