Seipel, who was named MVP of the tournament, scored 28 points on 14-of-17 shooting. Roy made 13 of 17 shots and scored 26 points.
Wittenberg’s guards put Seipel and Roy in position to succeed. Mitch Balser had 11 assists. Jake Bertemes had eight.
“They made it easy,” Roy said. “They hit me right in the spots. All I had to do was lay it in. It was a team effort every night for us. We’re inside-out all the time. We get the bigs going and the guards going. It’s been like that all year. It’s been a huge success for us.”
Wittenberg's Matt Croci on winning NCAC title
Ohio Wesleyan dominated the early part of the first six minutes of the first half, taking a 19-8 lead on a 3-pointer by Seth Clark at the 14:20 mark. The Tigers climbed back into the game with a 19-8 run and took a 29-28 lead on a layup by Seipel at the 5:44 mark.
Wittenberg earned the NCAC’s automatic berth in the NCAA Division III tournament and likely will host games in the first and second rounds — and possibly the third and fourth rounds if it advances past the first weekend. The selection show takes place at 12:30 p.m. Monday.
This was only the second NCAC championship game matching Wittenberg and Ohio Wesleyan, even though they had combined for 26 appearances. Wittenberg won the first matcup 86-82 in 1990.
Women's game: Wittenberg lost 73-39 to Oberlin in the NCAC championship game on Saturday in Greencastle, Ind. The Tigers upset No. 1 seed DePauw 72-68 in the semifinals Friday. Wittenberg finished the season 16-12.