Senior center Tommy Hanson had 12 of his game-high 18 points in the second half and top-ranked St. Thomas used a 28-11 margin in points from the free-throw line to hold off Wheaton 68-58 on Saturday in the second round of the NCAA Division III men’s basketball tournament in St. Paul.
St. Thomas (28-1) improved to 16-0 at home this season and ran its season winning streak to 12. The Tommies will learn Sunday if they will play host to a third-round game March 16 over Calvin (Mich.), a 67-58 winner at Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Calvin is 25-3.
Hannon added 10 rebounds for the 10th double-double of his career. Will DeBerg had 13 points and Zach Riedeman had 11 for St. Thomas, which converted 28 of 39 foul shots vs. Wheaton (21-6).
Minnesota State Mankato 73, Bemidji State 68: Jarvis Williams scored 20 points to help the Mavericks (26-4) win the NSIC tournament championship game over the Beavers (18-12) in Rochester.
Assem Marei scored 19 points for the Mavericks, who trailed by one point at halftime. Lance Rongstad scored 20 points and Mason Walters 19 for the Beavers (18-12).
Augustana 81, Minnesota State Mankato 73: Emily Schulte scored 19 points to help the Vikings (24-6) upset the Mavericks in the NSIC championship game in Rochester. The Vikings had lost to the Mavericks (25-5) twice during the regular season, 80-79 and 78-73.
|NY Mets - LP: J. Hefner||2||FINAL|
|Chicago Cubs - WP: S. Feldman||8|
|Seattle - LP: O. Perez||4||FINAL|
|Cleveland - WP: C. Perez||5|
|Toronto - LP: B. Morrow||2||FINAL|
|NY Yankees - WP: D. Phelps||7|
|Cincinnati - WP: B. Arroyo||10||FINAL|
|Philadelphia - LP: K. Kendrick||0|
|Chicago WSox - LP: N. Jones||9||FINAL|
|LA Angels - WP: R. Coello||12|
|Tampa Bay - WP: A. Torres||10||FINAL|
|Baltimore - LP: J. Johnson||6|
|Houston - WP: J. Cisnero||4||FINAL|
|Pittsburgh - LP: B. Morris||2|
|Los Angeles - LP: K. Jansen||1||FINAL|
|Atlanta - WP: C. Gearrin||3|
|Boston - WP: C. Breslow||12||FINAL|
|Minnesota - LP: S. Diamond||5|
|Arizona - WP: B. McCarthy||1||FINAL|
|Miami - LP: T. Koehler||0|
|Milwaukee - WP: J. Axford||6||FINAL|
|St. Louis - LP: J. Kelly||4|
|Detroit - LP: A. Sanchez||2||FINAL|
|Texas - WP: J. Grimm||7|
|San Francisco - LP: T. Lincecum||2||FINAL|
|Colorado - WP: T. Chatwood||10|
|Washington - LP: J. Zimmermann||1||FINAL|
|San Diego - WP: E. Stults||2|
|Kansas City - LP: E. Santana||1||FINAL|
|Oakland - WP: T. Milone||2|