(WHAS11) Despite the game being hundreds of miles away in Springfield, Massachusetts, fans are still celebrating. The Bellarmine Knights beat BYU Hawaii 71 to 68 for the championship on Saturday.
A well deserved assist for the win goes to the thousands of fans here in Louisville. Loyal Bellarmine fans sat on the edge of their seats as the game clock ticked down on the NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Championship.
It’s a historic win as Bellarmine’s first ever national championship; a championship win that will put this school in Division II Men’s Basketball history; evoking a sense of pride for all the fans that cheered on the team the entire season.
In this historic time for Bellarmine University, the many fans and students that cheered for the team this season can truly say they were part of this school’s history.