Drury: Road to the National Championship

Drury entered the NCAA Division II Tournament as the Midwest Regional No. 1 seed and has made it all the way to the National Championship in Atlanta. Below you can look back on the Panthers' journey from the regional round to Atlanta by clicking the links below.

National Championship
PICTURES: Panthers arrive home to heroes welcome at O'Reilly Center
STORY: Drury has invitation to play NCAA power Duke
STORY: Hesser named National Coach of the Year

STORY: Drury claims first Division II National Title
STORY: Looking down from Heaven, Simniok's making dad proud
PICTURES: Drury vs. Metro State in National Championship
STORY: Battle tested Drury ready for title game
STORY: Superstitions run deep for Drury basketball
PICTURES: Drury practice in Atlanta
STORY: Drury's Adams provides unmatched energy off the bench
STORY: Drury gets to title game thanks to success away from home
STORY: Steve Hesser named finalist for Coach of the Year

Final Four
STORY: Drury advances to National Championship game in Atlanta
PICTURES: Drury 107, Western Washington 97
STORY: Drury men looking forward to rematch with Western Washington
VIDEO: Fanthers give Drury a boost
STORY: Alex Hall named NABC All-American

Elite Eight
STORY: Panthers beat USC-Aiken to advance to Final Four
PICTURES: Drury 84, USC-Aiken 75
STORY: Drury ready for USC-Aiken
PICTURES: Drury practicing at the Elite 8
STORY: Alex Hall named third-team All-American
STORY: Panthers visit Churchill Downs

Midwest Regional
STORY: Drury advances to first Division II Elite 8
PICTURES: Drury 67, Bellarmine 61
PICTURES: Drury celebrates Midwest Regional Title
STORY: Drury and Bellarmine to battle for Midwest Regional Title
STORY: Drury cruises by Michigan Tech
PICTURES: Drury 89, Findlay 77
STORY: Panthers face stiff test with Findlay
STORY: Alex Hall named Midwest Region Player of the Year


Photo Galleries

Pictures: Ava 9, Mt. Grove 8

Ava won the battle of SCA unbeatens with a walk-off sac fly.

Pictures: Southwest 10, Purdy 8

Southwest claims the Ozark 7 championship.

Pictures: Central vs. Glendale tennis

The Falcons and Bulldogs met at Cooper on Wednesday.
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