Balladeer’s Blog’s February Frenzy continues! The Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference climbs aboard today as their conference tournament tips off, featuring the top- seeded Indiana University Southeast Grenadiers (logo at right). Other teams  making the tournament field from the KIAC are the St Louis College of Pharmacy Eutectics, the Indiana East Red Wolves and many others.

Meanwhile, other conferences will be featuring their semifinals or championship games today, and there are regional tournaments already underway in the NCCAA and CCCAA. First, to recap yesterday’s action: 

ASSOCIATION OF INDEPENDENT INSTITUTIONS (play- in game) – Dickinson State Blue Hawks over the Mayville State Comets  68-60

MIDWEST COLLEGIATE CONFERENCE (semis) – (1) St Ambrose University Fighting Bees over the (5) Waldorf Warriors  84-66  ***  (7) Grand View Vikings UPSET the (6) Mt Mercy Mustangs  77-62 (Do the Vikings have one more upset in them? Find out on Sunday!)

THE SUN CONFERENCE (semis) – (3) Warner University Royals UPSET the (2) St Thomas (FL) Bobcats  89-80  ***  (1) Northwood (FL) Seahawks over the (5) Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Eagles  80-64 

MIDLANDS COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC CONFERENCE (semis) – (3) York Panthers UPSET the (2) Central Christian Tigers  96-78  ***  (1) Bellevue Bruins over the (4) Oklahoma Wesleyan Eagles  91-72

YANKEE CONFERENCE – (quarters) (6) New Hampshire Technical Institute Lynx UPSET the (3) University of Maine- Machias Clippers  88-87 (GAME OF THE NIGHT)  ***  (4) Vermont Tech Green Knights over the Central Maine Mustangs  70-67  ***  (1) Eastern Maine Golden Eagles over the (8)  58-54  ***  (2) College of St Joseph Fighting Saints over the (7) Paul Smith’s College Bobcats  72- 62  


SoCal – (7) Antelope Valley College Marauders over the (10) Irvine Valley College Lasers  69-57  ***  (6) Saddleback Gauchos over the (11) San Diego City College Knights  65-55  ***  (12) Ventura Pirates UPSET the (5) LA Southwest College Cougars  80-75  ***  (9) Cuesta College Cougars UPSET the (8) Chaffey Panthers  74-68

NorCal – (11) Consumnes River College Hawks UPSET the (6) Ohlone College Renegades  82-62  ***  (8) Cabrillo College Seahawks over the (9) Foothill College Owls  65-63 (OT)  ***  (5) Fresno City Rams over the (12) Modesto Pirates 102-61  

NCCAA MIDEAST REGIONAL (semis) – (1) Ohio Christian University Trailblazers over (4) Boyce Bulldogs  94-67  ***  (2) Kentucky Christian University Knights over the (3) Crown College Royal Crusaders  96-79 


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  1. Grenadiers rocked and rolled!!! We crushed the Eutectics.

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