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SPORTS: Ferris State Men's Basketball To Host GLIAC Semifinals/Finals


The Ferris State University men's basketball team has earned the right to host the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Men's Basketball Tournament Semifinals and Finals for the second consecutive year this weekend (March 3-4) at Jim Wink Arena.

The top-seeded Bulldogs, who beat Saginaw Valley State in Wednesday's quarterfinal game at home, will host fourth-seeded Ashland on Saturday at 3 p.m. (ET).  The second semifinal between second-seeded Lake Superior State and number six seed Michigan Tech will follow at approximately 5 p.m. (ET)

The championship game will take place on Sunday (March 4) at 3 p.m. (ET).

Advance tickets for the tournament will go on sale Thursday starting at 10 a.m. (ET). Tickets will be available for purchase online at or at the FSU Athletics Ticket Office located inside the Ewigleben Sports Complex starting two hours prior to the beginning of each session. GLIAC guidelines do not permit any complimentary tickets to be issued.

Ticket prices for each session/day are $8 for adults or $2 for all students, including college students with identification. An all-tournament pass is $12.

All seats are general admission and no regular-season passes of any type such as FSU Rebounders Club or all-sports passes will be accepted per league tournament regulations.

The box office will open two hours prior to game time on Saturday at 1 p.m. (ET) with the doors to Wink Arena opening an hour before tipoff.  The ticket office will also open two hours early prior to Sunday's championship game at 1 p.m. (ET) with Wink Arena's doors opening at 2 p.m. (ET) before the title contest.

The first 100 FSU students with a valid ID card will receive free admission compliments of FSU's Administration and Finance Division starting one hour prior to each Bulldog game while supplies last.

For additional information, please contact the FSU Athletics Ticket Office at (231) 591-2888.

The winner of the GLIAC Tournament receives an automatic bid into the NCAA Division II Midwest Regional Tournament slated to be held March 10-13 at a campus site yet to be determined.

Below are the complete matchups for this weekend:

Semifinals - Saturday, March 3
#1 Ferris State vs. #4 Ashland, 3 p.m.
#2 Lake Superior State vs. #6  Michigan Tech, 5 p.m.

Championship - Sunday, March 4 - 3 p.m.

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