novasoutheasternDAY THREE, GAME ONE – One of the 1 seeds – the NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY SHARKS (“or something” as Nicolas Cage would say) – took on their Region’s 5th seeded UNIVERSITY OF WEST ALABAMA TIGERS. By Halftime the Sharks were up on the Tigers 41-31 and for the rest of the game NSU kept their opponents at roughly that same distance. The final tally was Sharks 89  West Alabama 80. THIRTY-TWO points from Mark Matthews led Nova Southeastern.

Augusta University JaguarsDAY THREE, GAME TWO – The 2nd seeded AUGUSTA UNIVERSITY JAGUARS faced the 3 seeds – the UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT AIKEN PACERS. The Pacers were leading 37-28 at the break but the Jaguars roared back to force Overtime with an 84-84 tie. In the extra session Augusta University won it 93-89. Tyvez Monroe led the Jaguars with 21 points.   

Queens University of Charlotte RoyalsDAY THREE, GAME THREE – This game pitted another 1 seed – the QUEENS UNIVERSITY OF CHARLOTTE ROYALS – against the 4th seeded CATAWBA COLLEGE INDIANS. The Royals had compiled a 44-35 advantage by the midpoint but then had to hold on tight for a 96-93 victory. Daniel Carr put up THIRTY-THREE points to lead Queens University of Charlotte.

West Liberty Hilltoppers logoDAY THREE, GAME FOUR – The 2nd seeded WEST LIBERTY STATE HILLTOPPERS played the 3 seeds – the VIRGINIA STATE TROJANS. The Trojans had the Hilltoppers worried at Halftime with their 47-44 edge. In the 2nd Half West Liberty State came from behind to win the game 82-80 led by Dalton Bolon’s 21 points.

Lynn University Fighting KnightsDAY THREE, GAME FIVE – One of the 3 seeds – the LYNN UNIVERSITY FIGHTING KNIGHTS – toppled the 2nd seeded FLORIDA SOUTHERN COLLEGE MOCCASINS in this game. The Fighting Knights put the Mocs on Upset Alert by the break, leading them 41-35. From there Lynn University carried through, defeating Florida Southern College 88-78 led by THIRTY-FIVE points from Michael Baez.

Southern Indiana University Screaming EaglesDAY THREE, GAME SIX – Another 1 seed fell in this clash as the 4 seeds – the UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN INDIANA SCREAMING EAGLES – took the court against the top seeded LEWIS UNIVERSITY FLYERS. The Screaming Eagles were chasing the Flyers 30-27 at the Half but ultimately overcame them for a 62-61 Upset. Lewis University joined Indiana University in Pennsylvania as a fallen 1 seed.

BellarmineDAY THREE, GAME SEVEN – The 2nd seeded BELLARMINE UNIVERSITY KNIGHTS did battle with the 3 seeds – the UNIVERSITY OF FINDLAY OILERS. The Knights parlayed a tight 38-35 Halftime edge into a comfortable 74-59 victory. Bellarmine University was led in scoring by Adam Eberhard with THIRTY points.

Saint Anselm College Hawks logoDAY THREE, GAME EIGHT – This game pitted one of the 1 seeds – the SAINT ANSELM COLLEGE HAWKS – against the 4th seeded UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAVEN CHARGERS. An Instant Classic was in the offing here, as the 1st Half ended with the Hawks on top 35-31 but ultimately struggling to hold on for a 70-69 win. Sixteen points from Cody Ball led Saint Anselm College. 


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  1. Leroy

    I really enjoy the jokes in your sports posts. Sharks or something from Cage was very funny!

  2. Tommy S

    Nova Southeastern blew it in the end as usual.

  3. Henry

    Loved the Nic Cage joke!

  4. Yeta

    You have the best coverage of D2!

  5. Dale

    Nova Southeastern baby!

  6. Rick

    Got to love Augusta University!

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  8. Kevin

    I like Nova Southeastern U!

  9. Gordo

    I loved the Nicolas Cage joke!

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