Thursday, February 9, 2012

Prairie Stars' quest for GLVC tourney berth resumes

The University of Illinois Springfield’s quest for its first-ever berth in the Great Lakes Valley Conference Men’s Basketball Championship tournament continues Feb. 9 against William Jewell.

With an 8-5 conference record, UIS is tied with Quincy for second in the West Division. The top four teams from the GLVC West and East divisions and four wild-card teams qualify for the 12-team tournament.

“The guys have put us in the position where every game means something,” UIS coach Ben Wierzba said.

The team was featured in an February 9, 2012, article in The State Journal-Register.

Read the article online