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Herkimer men's basketball earns At-Large bid to 2020 National Championships

The Herkimer College men’s basketball team has earned the No. 8 seed in the 2020 NJCAA Division III Men’s Basketball Tournament.

The Generals will take on No. 9 Columbus State (OH) in a First Round Game on Wednesday, March 11 at 1 p.m. (EDT) in Rochester, Minnesota.

Herkimer comes into the National Tournament with a record of 22-7 and a second place finish in both the Mountain Valley Conference and Region III. This will be the seventh appearance in the National Tournament in the last eight years and the eighth overall for Herkimer under Head Coach Matt Lee. The Generals, who won the 2019 National Champions, qualified for this year’s tournament with an At-Large bid as the National Tournament has expanded to 12 teams this year.

The winner of Wednesday’s game between Herkimer and Columbus State will take on the No. 1 seed from Sandhills Community College (NC) on Thursday at 3 p.m. (EDT).

All information regarding the 2020 NJCAA Division III Men’s Basketball National Championships can be found at www.njcaa.org and will be updated throughout the week at www.herkimergenerals.com.

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