FRONTIER CONFERENCE – The top seeded ROCKY MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BATTLIN’ BEARS flexed their roundball muscles in the conference title game against the 2nd seeded WESTMINSTER COLLEGE GRIFFINS. The Battlin’ Bears won going away by a final score of 93-64. ### * The Battlin’ Bears advance to the NAIA Basketball National Tournament.
GULF COAST ATHLETIC CONFERENCE – The 2nd seeded TALLADEGA COLLEGE TORNADOES and the 4 seeds – the PHILANDER SMITH COLLEGE PANTHERS – went into Overtime before a victor was decided in this GCAC championship game. The Tornadoes took the crown by a final score of 104-95. ### The Tornadoes advance to the NAIA Basketball National Tournament.
ASSOCIATION OF INDEPENDENT INSTITUTIONS – The CAL STATE- SAN MARCOS COUGARS lived up to their top seeding, winning the AII tournament over the 3rd seeded LIFE UNIVERSITY RUNNING EAGLES. The Cougars put up a Century Club- level 112 points to the 95 scored by the Running Eagles. ### The Cougars advance to the NAIA Basketball National Tournament.
HEART OF AMERICA ATHLETIC CONFERENCE – The 3rd seeded MIDAMERICA NAZARENE UNIVERSITY PIONEERS battled the 4th seeded EVANGEL UNIVERSITY CRUSADERS for the championship. The Pioneers won out by a final score of 77-67. ### The Pioneers advance to the NAIA Basketball National Tournament as the Conference Tournament champs … The BENEDICTINE COLLEGE RAVENS advance to the National Tournament as the regular season champs … And the CULVER- STOCKTON COLLEGE WILDCATS advance to the National Tournament as the regular season runners-up.
MID-SOUTH CONFERENCE – In this conference’s title game the top seeded UNIVERSITY OF PIKEVILLE BEARS handily put away the 2nd seeded GEORGETOWN (KY) COLLEGE TIGERS, the defending national champions of NAIA1 basketball. The final score was Bears 96 Tigers 71. ### The Bears advance to the NAIA Basketball National Tournament as the Conference Tournament champs … The Tigers advance to the National Tournament as the Conference Tournament runners-up.
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DISTRICT 216 – CHAMPIONSHIP GAME – The final ticket punched for the NJCAA Division Two tourney was decided with this game. The JOHN WOOD COLLEGE TRAILBLAZERS defeated the ILLINOIS CENTRAL COLLEGE COUGARS in a 79-74 nailbiter. ### The Trailblazers advance to the NJCAA2 Basketball National Tournament.
*** NAIA DIVISION TWO FIELD OF THIRTY-TWO TEAMS FOR THE 2014 TOURNAMENT – FINAL AT-LARGE BIDS AWARDED –