The 6th-ranked University of Findlay men's basketball team survived and advanced in the Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC) Tournament with an 80-77 win over Cedarville University on March 8 inside the Croy Physical Education Center.
The Oilers, who are now 27-3 on the season, received a huge boost from their two seniors in the win. Alex White led the way with a game-high 32 points and 11 rebounds while Trey Smith had 25 points and four assists.
White hit 13-of-19 attempts from the field including a 6-of-8 showing from behind the three point line. His six makes and eight attempts established new career-highs. Smith meanwhile made 8-of-14 from the field and tied his career-high by going 6-of-10 from three point range.
The Oilers shot 52.6 percent (30-of-57) from the field and connected on 16-of-31 (51.6%) attempts from three point range. They also held the Yellow Jackets to a 38.5 percent (25-of-65) shooting clip in the win.
The Oilers will now play the winner of the Walsh and Hillsdale game.