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Teammates Chris Pearl and Chris Dorsey cheer on Ben Lubitz as he shoots a three at the game vs Ashland on February 15th, 2018.

GVSU men's basketball survives scare to top Ashland 64-57

Greeted by the most energetic home crowd of the season, the Grand Valley State men’s basketball team needed whatever boost they could get against the Ashland Eagles (17-9 overall, 10-8 GLIAC) to keep on the path to a playoff berth.  Ashland gave the Lakers their fair share of panic in the final minutes, but GVSU ended up pulling away with a 64-57 victory over the Eagles on Thursday, Feb. 15, at the GVSU Fieldhouse Arena. 


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.