Western community welcomes home title team
After winning their first NCAA Div. II national championship, Western Washington University men's basketball team was welcomed home by family and friends on March 25, 2012.
The Viking Men won the title game Saturday, March 24, beating University of Montevallo 72-65 at Northern Kentucky University. This game was seen nationally on the CBS TV Network.
The team was met by roughly 200 fans behind the SMATE building on the campus of WWU. A student team featuring Video Production interns led by Robert B. Clark, manager of ATUS Video Services, and Suzanne Blais, executive director of the Center for New Media, were on hand to record the event.