Louisville, KY (WDRB) - The Bellarmine Knights will have just a few hours to enjoy their Elite Eight win over Minnesota State-Moorhead Wednesday night. Coach Scotty Davenport's team will take the floor in Evansville's Ford Center again Thursday night to take on Florida Southern in the NCAA Division II Final Four.
BU defeated the Dragons of Minnesota State-Moorhead 92-75. Senior forward Jake Thelan led the Knights with 26 points and 8 rebounds. Josh Derksen and Chris Whitehead added 18 points each in the victory.
Bellarmine will meet Florida Southern in Thursday's semifinals. The Mocs beat Southern New Hampshire 81-70 to advance to the Final Four.
BU and Florida Southern met in Louisville on December 13th. The Mocs won 101-96 in overtime.
Thursday's game is slated for a 9:30pm eastern time tipoff in Evansville.