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Area college basketball

Grace men upset Huntington

– Logan Irwin scored 15 points and Niko Read hit two free throws with six seconds remaining as seventh-seeded Grace upset No. 3 seed Huntington 56-54 Wednesday in the first round of the Crossroads League tournament at Platt Arena in Huntington.

The Lancers (17-13) led 44-34 with 8:26 remaining before the Foresters (24-7) began chipping away, drawing within 54-53 before Read sealed the game.

Shane Merryman and Derek Hinan led Huntington with 15 points apiece.

The Lancers will play host to Spring Arbor (12-19) at 3 p.m. Saturday in the tournament semifinals. Spring Arbor upset No. 2 seed Saint Francis 63-55.

WHAC tournament

DAVENPORT 72, INDIANA TECH 51: Second-seeded Davenport led 29-19 at the half, then shot 57.8 percent (19 of 33) in the second half to knock out the No. 7 seed Warriors (16-15) in the quarterfinals.

Davenport (26-5) was led by Mike Betcher’s 18 points. Jeff Hoskins and Rontray Chavis each scored 12 to lead Tech, and John Cooksey added 10.

MIAA tournament

HOPE 66, TRINE 62, OT: The Thunder couldn’t hang on to a 10-point lead in the second half against the top-seeded Flying Dutchmen, who rallied late to tie and advance to the final Saturday against Calvin.

Will Dixon led No. 4 seed Trine (15-11) with 26 points.