by Alan Babbitt
The Hope College men's basketball team is hosting the Great Lakes Invitational/Russ DeVette Holiday Classic on Tuesday-Wednesday, December 18-19 at DeVos Fieldhouse.
The tournament field includes La Roche College (Pennsylvania), Mount St. Joseph University (Ohio), and Calvin College.
Tuesday, December 18
5:30 p.m. Calvin 83, Mount St. Joseph 62 Boxscore
7:30 p.m. Hope 92, La Roche 87 Boxscore
Wednesday, December 19
5:30 p.m. La Roche 74, Calvin 68 Box Score
7:30 p.m. Mount St. Joseph 63, Hope 62 Boxscore
This is the second Great Lakes Invitational. It was created by Ryan Whitnable, host of the "This Week in Great Lakes Basketball" podcast.
This is the 30th annual Russ DeVette Holiday Classic. The tournament honors longtime Hope College men's basketball coach Russ DeVette, who guided the Flying Dutchmen to more than 300 victories from 1948-1977. Coach DeVette died on November 23, 2009 at age 86.