NCAA DIVISION TWO
The remaining teams were re-seeded 1-8.
FINAL FOUR: FIRST BERTH – The 6 seeds – the POINT LOMA NAZARENE UNIVERSITY SEA LIONS – took on the 3rd seeded QUEENS UNIVERSITY OF CHARLOTTE ROYALS. The Upset-minded Sea Lions were on top of the Royals by a healthy 40-29 at the Half, then squeezed out a little more separation after the break. The final score was Point Loma Nazarene University 87 Queens University of Charlotte 74. Preston Beverly and Daulton Hommes led the Sea Lions with 22 points each.
FINAL FOUR: SECOND BERTH – In this game the 7th seeded UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN INDIANA SCREAMING EAGLES did battle with the 2 seeds – the WEST TEXAS A&M BUFFALOES. Another Upset was in the offing here as a 46-34 Halftime lead for the Screaming Eagles ultimately became a 94-84 victory. Alex Stein tossed in THIRTY-ONE points to lead the University of Southern Indiana.
FINAL FOUR: THIRD BERTH – The top seeds – the NORTHWEST MISSOURI STATE BEARCATS – played the 8th seeded MERCYHURST UNIVERSITY LAKERS. This game was a defensive epic, with the Bearcats leading by a mere 24-22 at the midpoint. Northwest Missouri State outscored Mercyhurst U 31-29 in the 2nd Half to win it 55-51. Twenty points from Trevor Hudgins led the Bearcats.
FINAL FOUR: LAST BERTH – This final berth was fought over by the 5th seeded SAINT ANSELM COLLEGE HAWKS and the 4 seeds – the NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY SHARKS. Points flew like shrapnel in this game as the Hawks managed a 52-45 advantage by Halftime. From there Saint Anselm College went on to defeat the Sharks by a final score of 91-81 led by THIRTY-ONE points from Tim Guers.