MORE COLLEGE BASKETBALL POSTSEASON ACTION

*** NAIA ***

Mount Mercy University MustangsASSOCIATION OF INDEPENDENT INSTITUTIONS – CHAMPIONSHIP GAME – The top seeded MOUNT MERCY UNIVERSITY MUSTANGS squared off against the 3 seeds – the YORK (NE) COLLEGE PANTHERS. The Mustangs defeated the Panthers by a final score of 74-61. Along the way Mount Mercy also took down Central Christian College of Kansas and Johnson & Wales (CO).   * THE MUSTANGS ARE CHAMPIONS OF THE A.I.I. TOURNAMENT

*** NJCAA ***

Cecil College Seahawks logoDISTRICT 214 – CHAMPIONSHIP GAME – An upset was in the offing in this District title game as the 4th seeded CECIL COLLEGE SEAHAWKS went up against the top seeds – the POTOMAC STATE CATAMOUNTS. The Seahawks dug down deep and wound up defeating the Catamounts in an 86-80 Instant Classic of a game! Now on to the National Tournament for Cecil College.  * THE SEAHAWKS ARE CHAMPIONS OF DISTRICT 214 *

Frederick College CougarsDISTRICT 215 – CHAMPIONSHIP GAME – Another upset surprised the nation in this hardcourt brouhaha. The 6 seeds – the FREDERICK COLLEGE COUGARS – charged uphill against the 2 seeds – the GARRETT COLLEGE LAKERS. The Cougars wound up mauling the Lakers to the tune of 91-71 to advance to the National Tournament.  * THE COUGARS ARE CHAMPIONS OF DISTRICT 215

Mohawk Valley College HawksDISTRICT 301 – CHAMPIONSHIP GAME – The two teams left standing in this District were the 4th seeded MOHAWK VALLEY COLLEGE HAWKS and the 3 seeds – the JEFFERSON (NY) COLLEGE CANNONEERS. Points flew like shrapnel in this game, which ended with the Hawks defeating the Cannoneers by a Century Club final score of 102-93. On to the National Tournament now!  * THE HAWKS ARE CHAMPIONS OF DISTRICT 301 *  

Rochester Tech Yellow Jackets logoDISTRICT 304 – CHAMPIONSHIP GAME – The number 1 seeds in the North and the South Divisions of this District wound up meeting in this clash for the crown. The South’s top seeded ROCHESTER TECHNICAL COLLEGE YELLOW JACKETS took the court against the North’s top seeds – the VERMILION COLLEGE IRONMEN. It was a Battle Royal but in the end the Yellow Jackets walked away with a 76-69 victory.  * THE YELLOW JACKETS ARE CHAMPIONS OF DISTRICT 304 *  

Nassau College LionsDISTRICT 305 – CHAMPIONSHIP GAME – The top seeded NASSAU COLLEGE LIONS played the Cinderella 7 seeds – the ROCKLAND COLLEGE HAWKS – in this game. The Lions lived up to their seeding and rang the chimes at Midnight (for you Shakespeare buffs) for the Hawks. When the dust settled Nassau College had defeated Rockland College by a final score of 68-50.  * THE LIONS ARE CHAMPIONS OF DISTRICT 305 *

Community College of Philadelphia ColonialsDISTRICT 306 – CHAMPIONSHIP GAME – The District’s 2nd seeded COLLEGE OF PHILADELPHIA COLONIALS engaged in a title tilt with the 4 seeds – the BROOKDALE COLLEGE JERSEY BLUES. These two storied teams clashed in a masterpiece of defensive basketball. The Colonials wound up eking out a slender 55-54 victory over the Jersey Blues.  * THE COLONIALS ARE CHAMPIONS OF DISTRICT 306 *

Bunker Hill College BulldogsDISTRICT 308 – CHAMPIONSHIP GAME – This game came down to the two top seeds. The top seeded BUNKER HILL COLLEGE BULLDOGS squared off against the 2 seeds – the BRISTOL COLLEGE BAYHAWKS. The Bulldogs decided to flex their offensive muscle against the Bayhawks, nearly beating them by 20 points in a 97-78 outcome.  * THE BULLDOGS ARE CHAMPIONS OF DISTRICT 308 *  

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