It was a magical run for the Bulldogs this postseason, but it has all come to an end after an 85-66 defeat at the hands Bellarmine on March 15.
The Bulldogs made their exit from the NCAA Tournament as the Knights outscored Ferris 48-27 in the second half to pull away with the victory. Ferris trailed 39-37 at halftime.
Bellarmine controlled the boards all night, as it outrebounded Ferris 32-22 in the contest and the Knights shot a blazing 54 percent from the field to eliminate Ferris in the Sweet 16.
Junior center Luke Sprague led the Knights with 24 points and sophomore guard Chris Dowe chipped in 22 points for Bellarmine.
Senior guard Darien Gay paced the Bulldogs with 16 points while senior center Justin Keenan tallied 15 points. Fellow senior Matt DeHart tossed in 12 points. Keenan and sophomore guard Kenny Brown were named to the NCAA all-tournament team following the contest.
It was the final game for the group of Gay, Keenan, DeHart and forward Lou Williams, as the seniors end their Ferris careers.