Wright State came from 16 points down midway through the second half to edge Northern Kentucky, 72-71, and make the tournament.
Jim Brown doesn’t think the tournament’s selection committee will make the Horizon League champion Raiders a 16 seed, but if it does, he agrees they’ll likely be in the First Four.
WSU said festivities are planned to start around 5:40 p.m. ahead of tournament brackets being unveiled at 6 p.m.
"When fans started rushing the court, I was celebrating with them. Then I found my mom and she was bawling her eyes out and that kind of hit home with me.”
Tuesday night, the Horizon League was about a championship team with one dramatic win, and a series of agonizing losses.
Wright State improved to 21-13, winning the Horizon League championship for the first time since 2018 and will be in the NCAA Tournament.
Grant Basile scored a game-high 27 points, grabbed a game-high 11 rebounds and blocked four Vikings’ shots on Monday night.
Riad Ajami believes one of the worst things the Biden administration could do right now is to demand the world stop importing Russian oil without plans in place.
Wright State advances to the Horizon League Tournament championship game Tuesday night against Northern Kentucky.
The fourth-seeded Raiders play top-seeded Cleveland State at 7 p.m. Monday in the Horizon League semifinals.