BELLARMINE BASKETBALL | Knights Advance to Final Four
03/22/2017 06:38 PM
The #4-seed Bellarmine men’s basketball team got out to an early lead in its Elite Eight match-up and never looked back against #5-seed Colorado School of Mines on Wednesday afternoon.
The Knights cruised against the Orediggers, winning 92-72, punching their ticket to the Division II Final Four.
Bellarmine led 55-39 at halftime en route to the 20-point victory.
BU’s shooting was on point during the contest, as the team went 33-of-56 (58.9%) from the field. The Knights also converted on 10 three-pointers in the game.
Meanwhile, the Knights held the Orediggers to just 23-of-62 (37.1%) from the field.
Adam Eberhard led the way for Bellarmine with a game-high 26 points. He also contributed six assists and six rebounds.
Joining him in double-digits for BU were Ben Weyer and Jarek Coles, who each had 11 points.
Up next for Bellarmine is #1-seed Fairmont St., who beat #8-seed Rollins 86-68 in its Elite Eight match-up. Tip-off on Thursday is set for 7 p.m. ET.
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