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G-MAC Men's Basketball Tournament Preview

G-MAC Men's Basketball Tournament Preview

SCHEDULE
Tuesday, March 5, 7:00: Lake Erie College (17-10 overall, 12-8 G-MAC) at Hillsdale College (18-9 overall, 14-6 G-MAC) |  Live Stats  |  Video  |  Tickets

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G-MAC Men's Basketball Standings

G-MAC Men's Basketball Statistics

OVERVIEW

  • Let the Madness begin! The Charger men's basketball team - the #3 seed - is back in the G-MAC Tournament, hosting 6th-seeded Lake Erie College in a quarterfinal game Tuesday
  • This is the second year in a row these teams are meeting in the conference tournament...Hillsdale eliminated Lake Erie in a G-MAC Tournament Semifinal on March 2, 2018, 75-63
  • Hillsdale and Lake Erie ranked 1st and 3rd in the G-MAC in fewest points per game allowed during the regular season
  • Both regular season games reflected the strength of these teams on the defensive end...Neither team scored more than 61 points in either game and there were a total of 213 points scored in the two games
  • This is the first home postseason game played by the Hillsdale College men's basketball team since March 4, 2012, which was that year's GLIAC Tournament Championship Game
  • The Chargers have played four postseason home games in their history and are 2-2 in those games
  • The winner of the Hillsdale-Lake Erie game will play the winner of the Walsh-Malone quarterfinal game in one of Friday's semifinal games, at the campus site of the highest remaining seed following completion of Tuesday's quarterfinal games
  • The Chargers have made it to a conference championship game four times in their history - 1995, 2010, 2012 and 2018...Hillsdale was the 1995 GLIAC Tournament champions

 

SERIES HISTORY

Hillsdale is 14-2 all-time vs. Lake Erie...The teams split their two regular season games, each winning at home