20 point deficit was too much for the Engineers to overcome as they fell 64-57 to Wheaton College in the first round of the NCAA Div. III Men’s Basketball tournament. Senior Julian Strickland ended his outstanding career leading the Engineers with 29 points moving him into fifth all-time at Rose with 1,747 points. The senior class also finishes as the winningest class in program history with a record of 82-29, three trips to the NCAA tournament and three consecutive seasons at 20+ plus wins. The Engineers complete their season at 22-6 making it the third winningest season in program history.