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West Liberty to play for a National Championship

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EVANSVILLE, IN -

No. 7 West Liberty and No. 20 Central Missouri meet for the first time this

afternoon with the NCAA Division II national championship on the line. The

Hilltoppers used a strong defensive effort and a game-high 30 points from Shawn

Dyer to hold off No. 5 USC-Aiken, 86-83, in Thursday's semifinal. T.J. White's layup

with one second left lifted the Mules past No. 1 Metro State, 71-69, in their semifinal

test. Charles Hammork paced a balanced attack with 14 points and 10 rebounds.