Justin Ringler attempts to add two more points to the score during THursday's game against Findlay. The Lakers came out on top with a 72 - 66 win.

Lakers beat Findlay, lose to Wayne State

For a team that had won only three of its last six games, the Grand Valley State University men’s basketball team’s matchup with No. 3 University of Findlay represented a breaking point for the Lakers’ season – win and grab an NCAA Tournament berth, or lose and be on the proverbial tournament bubble.

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Senior Justin Ringler looks for an opening to the basket during Saturday's away game against Lake Erie

Late comeback gives Lakers weekend split

Furious second-half rallies have become a signature of the No. 22 Grand Valley State University men’s basketball team in the latter half of the season. Rallying from second-half deficits in three of their last four road games, the GVSU men secured another comeback victory Saturday as they out-gunned Lake Erie College 76-69.