Cardinal Stritch Wolves logoFIRST SEMIFINAL – The 3rd seeded CARDINAL STRITCH UNIVERSITY WOLVES tangled with the 2 seeds – the UNIVERSITY OF SAINT FRANCIS FIGHTING SAINTS – in this Semifinal game. After a blow-for-blow opening Half the Wolves held a 36-33 advantage at the break. Early in the 2nd Half a 16-4 run by Cardinal Stritch set the pattern for the rest of the game with the Fighting Saints playing catch-up. In the end the Wolves won by a final score of 83-68. Tony Smit recorded a Double Double for the victors, with 26 points and 10 rebounds.  

Olivet Nazarene logoSECOND SEMIFINAL – This game pitted the top seeded OLIVET NAZARENE UNIVERSITY TIGERS against the 4 seeds – the SAINT XAVIER UNIVERSITY COUGARS. At Halftime the Cougars seemed primed to pull off the upset with their 41-33 lead over the Tigers. After the break Olivet Nazarene mounted a furious comeback and then some, turning the tables on Saint Xavier for a 90-79 victory. The Tigers’ Aaron Larson led Olivet Nazarene with 29 points.


Union tn Bulldogs logoFIRST SEMIFINAL – The top seeds – the UNION COLLEGE (KY) BULLDOGS – squared off against the 4th seeded REINHARDT UNIVERSITY EAGLES yesterday. The Bulldogs trailed the Eagles 10-7 early but came right back to dominate the rest of the opening Half, building up a 42-23 advantage by the break. In the 2nd Half Reinhardt stubbornly hung around, pulling to within 10 points of Union twice. In the end the Bulldogs won the game 86-70. Fitzgerald White’s 21 points led Union College.

Milligan College BuffaloesSECOND SEMIFINAL – And the 2nd seeded MILLIGAN COLLEGE BUFFALOES made it an all-chalk Finals matchup by defeating the 6 seeds, the TENNESSEE WESLEYAN COLLEGE BULLDOGS. The Buffaloes were in control at Halftime 42-25 and from there coasted to a comfortable 79-64 win. Julian Bailey tossed in 17 points for Milligan College.


Sandhills College FlyersDISTRICT 307 – SEMIFINALS – The SAND HILLS COLLEGE FLYERS and the PRINCE GEORGE’S COLLEGE OWLS went into Overtime in their Instant Classic of a Semifinal before the Flyers emerged with a 99-92 upset win.     ###      And the SOUTHERN CRESCENT TECHNICAL COLLEGE TIGERS advanced to the District Championship Game by slapping down the COLLEGE OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY AT BOYCE SAINT BERNARDS to the tune of 83-59.  

Corning College Red Barons 2REGION 303 – QUARTERFINALS – The 3rd seeded CORNING COLLEGE RED BARONS took on the 6th seeded NORTH COUNTRY COLLEGE SAINT BERNARDS and authoritatively defeated them by a score of 92-76.     ###      Meanwhile the top seeded HERKIMER COLLEGE GENERALS dispatched their 8th seeded foes the FULTON- MONTGOMERY COLLEGE RAIDERS to the tune of 65-50.    

Finger Lakes LakersREGION 303 – QUARTERFINALS (cont’d) – The 4th seeded FINGER LAKES COLLEGE LAKERS had no trouble bouncing the 5 seeds – the SUNY- DELHI BRONCOS – in a 96-77 rout.     ###      And the 2 seeds – the MOHAWK VALLEY COLLEGE COLLEGE HAWKS absolutely crushed the 7th seeded COLUMBIA- GREENE COLLEGE TWINS in an unbelievable 83-53 laugher.    

Vermilion Ironmen logoREGION 313 – QUARTERFINALS – The VERMILION COLLEGE IRONMEN did battle with the RIVERLAND COLLEGE BLUE DEVILS and advanced by a healthy margin of 87-72.     ###      Meanwhile the ROCHESTER (MN) TECH YELLOW JACKETS upset the RAINY RIVER COLLEGE VOYAGEURS in an 81-74 game for the ages.

Anoka Ramsey Golden RamsREGION 313 – QUARTERFINALS (cont’d) – The ANOKA- RAMSEY COLLEGE GOLDEN RAMS took down the MESABI RANGE COLLEGE NORSE by a final score of 78-63.     ###      And the CENTRAL LAKES COLLEGE AT BRAINERD RAIDERS won a 95-82 game against their opponents the MINNESOTA WEST TECH BLUE JAYS.  

Hostos College CaimansREGION 315 – QUARTERFINALS – The HOSTOS COLLEGE CAIMANS pulled off an exciting upset of the SULLIVAN COUNTY COLLEGE GENERALS by a score of 83-74.     ###      Meanwhile the BRONX COLLEGE BRONCOS managed a tight 75-71 upset of their own over the LAGUARDIA COLLEGE RED HAWKS.  

Suffolk County Sharks logoREGION 315 – QUARTERFINALS (cont’d) – The SUFFOLK COUNTY COLLEGE SHARKS made it a third upset in the Quarterfinals by toppling the NASSAU COLLEGE LIONS in a 92-78 stunner.     ###      And the favored BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN COLLEGE PANTHERS eliminated the ROCKLAND COLLEGE HAWKS by a score of 81-69.  


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  1. Stritch is taking it all this year!

    • Are you sure? They didn’t even win the CCAC tournament. I know they’ll probably get an at-large bid to the Tournament, but still, you seem pretty confident.

  2. I was originally from Chicago! Loved seeing this!

  3. Cardinal Stritch U remains a power I see.

  4. Helpful for all this to be covered at one site.

  5. I’m liking how much basketball can you squeeze in this month?

  6. Sing me up for the Sun Conference!

  7. Hardcore stuff, dude! I like seeing smaller colleges get some pub !

  8. Cardinal Stritch will make a run for the title!

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