The 18th-ranked and third-seeded Lynn University men’s basketball team is Sweet 16 bound for the first time in five years after upsetting Sunshine State Conference foe, second-seeded and 14th-ranked Florida Southern College, 88-78 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday. The Blue and White were led offensively by Michael Baez and Darius Moore, who were both perfect from long range, as the team had its best long-range shooting effort in nearly 10 years.
An early deficit Saturday afternoon didn’t shake up a veteran Lynn University men’s basketball squad as the No. 18 and third-seeded Fighting Knights are through to the NCAA Division II South Region Tournament Semifinals with an 81-69 victory over sixth-seeded University of Alabama in Huntsville.
Lynn University's men's basketball team punched its ticket to the NCAA Division II Tournament this season for the first time since 2014-15 and the Fighting Knights will open up regional action Saturday, March 16, on the campus of Nova Southeastern in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Michael Baez of the Lynn University men’s basketball team has been named to the 2018-19 Division II Conference Commissioner’s Association All-South Region Second Team, announced on Friday morning.
Lynn University’s men’s basketball team moved up two spots to No. 18 on the D2SIDA National Media Poll, marking the 14th consecutive week the Fighting Knights have been nationally ranked.
For the first time since 2014-15, the Lynn University men’s basketball team has earned a bid to the NCAA Division II Tournament. The Fighting Knights were selected as the third seed in the South Region.