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Basketball vs Wayne State University at the DeltaPlex Arena on Thursday February 8, 2018.

GVSU women's basketball looks to close regular season strong despite senior Parmley's ACL injury

The best time of the year is almost upon us. As March draws closer with each passing day, the smell of playoff basketball madness is getting stronger and stronger. After a very entertaining overtime loss to the No. 1 ranked Ashland Eagles on Thursday, Feb. 15, the Grand Valley State women's basketball team looks ready to recover and move on, finishing off the last few preparations before the GLIAC Tournament.

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GVL/Kevin Sielaff - Shannon Flaherty (19) throws the ball to first base during the game vs. Lewis on Tuesday, March 28, 2017.

Season preview: GVSU softball brings back seven starters to try for another playoff run

The Grand Valley State softball team is coming off a big 2017 season, where the Lakers won a GLIAC title with a 33-18 overall record (17-5 GLIAC) and qualified for the NCAA Tournament for the seventh year in a row. The team would drop two out of three contests in the Midwest Regional Tournament, but those losses have the Lakers poised to build on last year’s strong season. 

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GVSU men's basketball clinches GLIAC Tournament berth in Senior Day victory over Tiffin

Before the season even began, there was one goal the Grand Valley State men’s basketball team set to accomplish: qualify for the GLIAC Tournament. Not only did the Lakers finally qualify for the postseason, but they did so on Senior Day, demolishing the Tiffin Dragons (7-19 overall, 3-15 GLIAC) 84-62 on Saturday, Feb. 17, at the GVSU Fieldhouse Arena. With the victory, GVSU improves to 14-12 (9-9 GLIAC), clinching a spot in the eight-team GLIAC Tournament.

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