Ferris State beats Findlay for 1st Regional Championship in 29 years

Posted at 11:13 PM, Mar 13, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-13 23:13:30-04

BIG RAPIDS, Mich. -- Drew Cushingberry scored 21 points in his final game at Wink Arena, and DeShaun Thrower added 20 points off the bench as Ferris State beat Findlay at home to claim the Midwest Regional Championship Tuesday night.

It is just the second regional championship in school history for the Bulldogs and the first since the 1988-1989 season.

Two-time GLIAC Player of the Year Zach Hankins scored 12 points and grabbed 12 rebounds.

Ferris State (35-1) advances to the Division II Elite 8 March 20-24 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.