The Gopher men's basketball team has likely done enough to earn a bid to the NCAA tournament after coming from behind to beat Penn State 77-72 in overtime in the 2nd round of the Big Ten Tournament last night in Chicago.
The Cyclones actually took two defeats on Tuesday to a very good Erie Kats team from New York. They were ready to head home from Florida, after enjoying the nice weather and a chance to play ten ball games, they went five and five, with one win over the Erie Kats.
Theisen is currently sporting a 3.95 GPA as an accounting major at St. Cloud State. On the court, the senior is averaging 15.8 points per game and recently set records for career games played (125) and three-pointers made in a season (112).
The Huskies offense is led by former Sauk Rapids-Rice standout Matt Meyer, who has posted a .426 average and .515 on base percentage. Meyer has walked nine times and struck out only three in 66 plate appearances.