(Courtesy: GLVC) EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – No. 1 seed and fourth-ranked Bellarmine University captured the 2018 Great Lakes Valley Conference Men's Basketball Championship crown on Sunday with a 75-61 victory over No. 2 seed Truman State University at the Vadalabene Center in Edwardsville, Illinois.
The Knights won their second consecutive title and fifth overall. With the victory, Bellarmine (28-2) earned the Conference's automatic qualifying bid into the NCAA Division II national tournament, as the 64-team field will be revealed later this evening at 10:30 p.m. ET on NCAA.com.