Hope College men's hoops to host Division III playoff game

The Hope College men's basketball team clinched the MIAA title with Saturday's 65-62 overtime victory over Adrian.
Tribune Staff
Feb 28, 2012


The Flying Dutchmen improve to 26-1 heading into the NCAA Division III tournament, which begins this week.

Hope will host Westminister, Mo. (17-10) in a first-round tournament game on Friday at 7:30 p.m., and with a win, would be at home again on Saturday at 7 p.m.

Nate Snuggerud led Hope with 20 points, while Logan Neil added 16 points.

Grand Haven High School graduate Nate VanArendonk, Hope’s starting center, missed Saturday’s game. He was out sick.

The Hope women’s string of six consecutive appearances in the NCAA Division III tournament came to an end this year as the Flying Dutch were denied an at-large berth despite a 22-5 record.


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