COLLEGE BASKETBALL NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS AND OTHER TOURNAMENTS CONTINUE

* NAIA2 *

The NAIA National Championship Tournament – THE OLDEST SUCH COLLEGE BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT IN THE COUNTRY – yes, you read that right – got underway yesterday.

College of the Ozarks BobcatsUPSETS – Round One’s upsets: The COLLEGE OF THE OZARKS BOBCATS always shine in prime time and last night was no exception. The Bobcats stunned the 3rd seeded NORTHWOOD (FL) SEAHAWKS in a 57-49 defensive masterpiece.   ###   The MIDLAND UNIVERSITY WARRIORS eliminated the 8 seeds, the EASTERN OREGON MOUNTAINEERS, by a score of 77-53   ###   A battle of Panthers went into Overtime with the YORK PANTHERS eking out a 78-77 win over the DAVENPORT PANTHERS   ###   And ending a bad day for the WHAC, the 14th seeded MADONNA UNIVERSITY CRUSADERS fell to the SOUTHERN OREGON MOUNTAINEERS 83-66.

williampennStatesmenCHALK – The Top Seeded WILLIAM PENN UNIVERSITY STATESMEN had their hands full with the (BD) MCPHERSON BULLDOGS but prevailed in the end by a score of 71-65   ###   The BETHEL (IN) PILOTS eliminated the EMBRY RIDDLE AERONAUTICAL UNIVERSITY EAGLES  in a 73-49 rout   ###   The INDIANA UNIVERSITY SOUTHEAST GRENADIERS edged the VALLEY CITY STATE VIKINGS  75-72   ###   And the UNIVERSITY OF SAINT MARY SPIRES were bounced by the ST XAVIER UNIVERSITY COUGARS in an 82-60 affair.

* NCCAA *        

Multnomah U LionsDAY TWO – On the 2nd day of the National Championship Tournament for the National Christian College Athletic Association Division Two the opening game saw both teams put up Century Club- level scores. The 9th seeded MULTNOMAH UNIVERSITY LIONS defeated the (12) CENTRAL BIBLE COLLEGE SPARTANS  124-106 in REGULATION!   ###   And the 6 seeds, the VALLEY FORGE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE PATRIOTS, were upset by the 10th seeded GRACE UNIVERSITY YELLOW JACKETS in a 70-65 Instant Classic.

* NJCAA TOURNAMENTS *

North Platte KnightsREGION 9 – Late last night the NORTH PLATTE KNIGHTS faced the OTERO COLLEGE RATTLERS for the regional championship. In a hard-fought defensive struggle the Knights walked away with the region title by a final score of 51-46. Congratulations to North Platte!

South Georgia Tech JetsREGION 17 – In a 6 over 3 upset the SOUTH GEORGIA TECH JETS toppled the GORDON COLLEGE HIGHLANDERS  72-55   ###   Meanwhile the 7th seeded WAYCROSS COLLEGE SWAMP FOXES fell to the (2) CHATTAHOOCHEE TECH GOLDEN EAGLES  83-69   ###   The top seeded EAST GEORGIA COLLEGE BOBCATS took care of business by bouncing the 8th seeded CENTRAL GEORGIA TECH COUGARS  86-77   ###   And the (4) MIDDLE GEORGIA COLLEGE WARRIORS eliminated the (5) GEORGIA PERIMETER COLLEGE JAGUARS in a stifling 61-47 affair.

Snead State ParsonsREGION 22 – The (4N) SNEAD STATE PARSONS doubled up on the (5S) LURLEEN B WALLACE SAINTS in a 70-35 embarrassment   ###   The (6N) SOUTHERN UNION BISON upset the (3S) BISHOP STATE WILDCATS  89-78   ###   The (6S) ENTERPRISE STATE BOLL WEEVILS fell to the (3N) LAWSON STATE COUGARS by a score of 83-67   ###   And the (5N) HANCEVILLE LIONS won an 81-56 upset over the (4S) WALLACE COLLEGE- SELMA PATRIOTS.

Hesston College LarksREGION 206 – In a drama- heavy Overtime affair yesterday in this Region the HESSTON COLLEGE LARKS fell to the KANSAS CITY COLLEGE BLUE DEVILS. The final score in this hardcourt Armageddon was 85-74. The Blue Devils face the BROWN- MACKIE LIONS on Saturday for the regional title.

* CCCAA TOURNAMENTS *

Mount San Antonio College MountiesSOCAL REGION – The 3rd seeded MT SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE MOUNTIES triumphed over the 6th seeded COLLEGE OF THE CANYONS COUGARS by a score of 93-84   ###   The top seeded SADDLEBACK GAUCHOS advanced as well, winning a 56-46 defensive showdown with the (9) EAST LOS ANGELES HUSKIES   ###   Meanwhile the (12) PALOMAR COMETS were eliminated by the (4) CHAFFEY PANTHERS  82-67   ###   And the (10) SAN BERNARDINO WOLVERINES eked out a 58-56 victory over the (15) MT SAN JACINTO EAGLES.

Merritt College ThunderbirdsNORCAL REGION – In a colossal 15 seed over 7 seed upset the MERRITT COLLEGE THUNDERBIRDS edged the OHLONE RENEGADES  79-76   ###   The 4th seeded SANTA ROSA BEAR CUBS stymied the CABRILLO SEAHAWKS  65-44   ###   The (14) SAN JOAQUIN DELTA MUSTANGS upset the (11) WEST VALLEY VIKINGS by a score of 80-66   ###   And the 1 seeds, the SAN FRANCISCO CITY COLLEGE RAMS scored a Century Club- level 101 points to the 67 put up by the 9th seeded LASSEN COUGARS.   

10 Comments

Filed under College Basketball

10 responses to “COLLEGE BASKETBALL NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS AND OTHER TOURNAMENTS CONTINUE

  1. Thanks for covering the lower divisions!

  2. USCAA hoops r starting to appeal to me

  3. College of the Ozarks rocks!

  4. Some genuinely nice stuff on this site, I enjoy it.

  5. Andre

    Good post. You break down the games nicely.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s