Green Bay, which defeated Big East co-champion Marquette earlier this season, and Wright State, both won Saturday. They will face the top two seeds, Detroit and the host regular season champion in the semifinals. Valparaiso or Detroit would have an outside chance at an at large bid to the NCAA tournament, but most likely only the winner of the tournament will get invited.
#4 Green Bay 64, #5 UIC 63
VALPARAISO, Ind. — Sultan Muhammad hit a 3-pointer from the right wing with 1.7 seconds remaining as Green Bay edged Illinois-Chicago 64-63 in the quarterfinals of the Horizon League tournament on Friday night.
Alec Brown scored 17 points for the fourth-seeded Phoenix (18-14), who will face top-seeded Valparaiso Saturday in the semifinals.
#3 Wright State 66, #6 Youngstown State 59
Miles Dixon scored 14 points to lead the third-seeded Wright State Raiders, defeating Youngstown State 66-59 Friday night in the second round of the Horizon League tournament.
Wright State (20-11) will play No. 2 seed Detroit in Saturday’s semifinals.
Youngstown State beat Loyola of Chicago in the first round on Tuesday.