(EVANSVILLE, Ind.)— The No. 1 team in Division II basketball, Northwest Missouri State, is heading to the national title game.
Northwest defeated Saint Anselm, 76-53, Thursday night in the Division II Final Four round.
The Bearcats were led by guard Trevor Hudgins who scored 27 points and added in six steals in four assists.
Northwest led by two at the half, 31-29, but outscored Saint Anselm, 45-24 in the second half.
The Bearcats are now 37-0 and will play for the National Championship Saturday at 2 p.m.
- #1 Northwest knocks off Saint Anselm, advance to Division II National Title game
- Northwest hosts NCAA Division II Central Region
- Northwest picked No. 5 in NABC/Division II preseason coaches Top 25 poll
- Northwest returns to Division II Quarterfinals for first time since 2016
- Northwest knocks off Grand Valley, 42-17
- Mackenzie O'Neill represents MWSU, MIAA at Division II SAAC convention
- Small College Basketball Division II Classic, National Hall of Fame return to St. Joseph in 2019
- Youth highlights Northwest spring game
- Caldwell lifts Northwest to 29th MIAA title
- Northwest claims 4th straight MIAA Tournament title