Northern Kentucky defeated IUPUI 75-56 on Sunday afternoon to clinch the Horizon League championship.
The NKU win renders the Wright State-UIC game meaningless in terms of the standings, with the Raiders locked in as the No. 2 seed and Flames at No. 3 for next week’s conference tournament.
While Wright State cannot improve its standing in today’s 6 p.m. game at UIC, the Raiders (21-9, 13-4 HL) can set a program record for conference wins in a season.
As the No. 2 seed, Wright State will play at 5:30 p.m. Saturday against the winner of Friday’s opening-round game between No. 7 Green Bay and No. 10 Detroit Mercy.
The Raiders swept both teams during the regular season.