LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – The transfer to NCAA Division I, and this system’s next good fortune, already has taken Bellarmine males’s basketball to a few puts few concept it might ever move.
Count Monday night as any other of the ones.
Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear commemorated Bellarmine for its ASUN Championship through welcoming the coaches and avid gamers to the Governor’s Mansion in Frankfort.
Bellarmine trainer Scott Davenport tweeted his appreciation to the governor for the consideration.
A TREMENDOUS Bellarmine Basketball honest THANK YOU to @GovAndyBeshear and @BritainyBeshear circle of relatives and their exceptional body of workers for true First Class Kentucky hospitality these days!Appreciate YOU!!!!
— Scott Davenport (@Bellarminehoops) April 11, 2022
Beshear expressed identical sentiments, announcing, “Thanks to the BU Knights for coming by so we could celebrate your success.”
Bellarmine made nationwide headlines when it gained the ASUN Tournament however wasn’t but eligible to play within the NCAA Tournament, for the reason that faculty is simplest in its 2nd season of a transition to NCAA Division I. Nor had been the Knights allowed to play within the NIT as it used to be an NCAA sanctioned tournament.
Rather than play within the CBI a 2nd time, the Knights ended their season after their stirring run to the ASUN name, which integrated a highway disenchanted of Liberty, 53-50, within the ASUN semifinals, sooner than beating Jacksonville 77-72 within the convention name sport.
The talk over with to the governor’s mansion caps off a horny excellent week or so for Davenport, who spent a number of days at Augusta National early final week, then were given the scoop that graduate guard Juston Betz could be returning for his ultimate season of eligibility.
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