Hope upset by Illinois Wesleyan

Illinois Wesleyan forward Jordan Zimmer was shaken up late in the first overtime after being knocked to the floor by a moving screen set by a Hope College player. Zimmer not only got up, he returned to deliver the knockout punch against the nation's top-ranked NCAA Division III team.
Tribune Staff
Mar 5, 2012

 

Zimmer, a finalist for the Jostens Trophy, given to the outstanding Division III basketball student-athlete, scored 12 of his 28 points in the final three minutes of the second overtime to lift the Titans to a 108-101 second-round NCAA Tournament victory over Hope in front of a sellout crowd of 3,675 at DeVos Fieldhouse.

The Titans (21-7), advanced to the Sweet 16, where they will face Wooster (Ohio) in next weekend’s sectionals. The Flying Dutchmen, whose only other loss this season was to Division I Western Michigan, finished the season at 27-2.

Grand Haven native Nate VanArendonk, who starts at center for Hope, scored five points.

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