Our Unified National Championship Game tipped off between the University of Louisiana- Lafayette Ragin Cajuns and the Florida State Seminoles. Teams battled it out to see who would cut down the nets as 2019 NIRSA National Basketball Champions. With 5 minutes left in the first half, the score was 11-11 when FSU made a free throw that put them up 12-11. The Seminoles didn’t take their foot off the pedal, draining a 3 pointer shortly after from Blake Wingo. At the half, FSU led 17-15.
The game continued with teams to be evenly matched all the way through. FSU held their lead when there were two minutes remaining until a series of free throws changed the course of the game.
The Ragin Cajuns trailed by 4 points when #23 Colt Harrison made two free throws to take it 26-24. Luke Gardner of the Ragin Cajuns closely followed and sank two free throws to tie the game 26-26.
As the final seconds winded down, FSU’s Eric Vidrine made two free throws to take the lead 28-26. FSU made two more free throws to secure the Championship title in the Unified Division.
Other scores from the 10:20am hour:
Women’s Club Semifinals
UC Davis 60, Marquette 49
Georgia Tech 46, Wisconsin Red 36
Men’s Club Quarterfinals
Towson 52, Georgia Tech 46
Ohio State Buckeyes 60, USF Men’s Club 45
Houston Community College 72, Grand Canyon University 57
Gonzaga 63, NC State Team Pack 58
Stay tuned for the Men’s Intramural Championship, Dixie State University versus Stephen F. Austin University! Follow along on twitter and instagram @nirsachamp!