Mainer Isaiah Bess and his Stonehill Skyhawks are heading to the Division II Elite Eight after beating St. Anselm's 82-76 in overtime to capture the regional championship in Philadelphia.

It will be Stonehill's third trip to the NCAA D-II Elite Eight. That championship tournament runs from March 23rd through the 26th in Frisco, Texas.

Stonehill(24-8) will meet West Liberty University(30-3) from West Virginia at 3:30pm on the 23rd.

In last night's regional title game, Bess, who played his high school ball at Penquis Valley and Hampden Academy,  scored 14 and had 5 rebounds in 33 minutes of play.

Former Nokomis HS player Chris Braley had 14 points and 10 rebounds for St. Anselm's.

(all times EDT)
Wednesday, March 23
No. 1 Lincoln Memorial, Tenn. (32-2) vs. Barry, Fla. (26-6), 1 p.m.
No. 5 West Liberty (30-3) vs. Stonehill, Mass. (24-8), 3:30 p.m.
No. 2 Augustana, S.D. (31-2) vs. Tarleton State, Texas (24-8), 7 p.m.
No. 3 Western Oregon (30-3) vs. No. 25 Saginaw Valley State, Mich. (25-7)
Thursday, March 24
Lincoln Memorial/Barry winner vs. West Liberty/Stonehill winner, 7 p.m.
Augustana/Tarleton State winner vs. Western Oregon/Saginaw Valley winner, 9:30 pm
Saturday, March 26
Semifinal winners, 3 p.m.