Culberson, Wake Tech head to Illinois in search of a national title

Posted 3/22/19

DANVILLE, Illinois — Siler City native Cade Culberson and the Wake Tech men’s basketball team boarded a bus at 8 a.m. Sunday morning to make the more than 700-mile drive to Danville, …

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Culberson, Wake Tech head to Illinois in search of a national title

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DANVILLE, Illinois — Siler City native Cade Culberson and the Wake Tech men’s basketball team boarded a bus at 8 a.m. Sunday morning to make the more than 700-mile drive to Danville, Illinois.

Danville Area Community College is the host site for the NJCAA, DII National Tournament. This year marks the 26th consecutive year that DACC has welcomed NJCAA DII teams from across the country to compete for the National Championship.

Wake Tech (21-11) played Niagara County Community College (26-8) in the fifth game of the opening round of the NJCAA, DII National Tournament on Tuesday.

Culberson and Wake Tech qualified for the NJCAA DII National Tournament after a dominating performance two weeks ago to win the Region X/District XIV title.

Wake Tech crushed Catawba Valley 87-65 in the quarterfinals before blasting Pitt Community College in the semifinals 91-73.

In the finals Wake Tech cruised past Guilford Tech 108-92.

All the games in the 16-team event can be watched on njcaatv.com.

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