NUMBER TWO TAKES A FALL – The MENLO COLLEGE OAKS welcomed the number 2 team in the nation – THE MASTER’S UNIVERSITY MUSTANGS. The Oaks put the Mustangs on Upset Alert by Halftime with a 45-37 lead, then consummated the Upset by a final score of 87-76. Ross Williams led Menlo College with 20 points.
OTHER UPSETS IN THE RANKINGS – The (19) LINDSEY WILSON COLLEGE BLUE RAIDERS struck down the visiting (4) UNIVERSITY OF PIKEVILLE BEARS 80-69 ### The HUSTON-TILLOTSON RAMS won 84-67 against the (6) LSU-SHREVEPORT PILOTS ### Meanwhile the UNIVERSITY OF MOBILE RAMS toppled the (8) LOYOLA (LA) WOLFPACK 84-82 ### And the ROCKY MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BATTLIN’ BEARS totaled the (13) LEWIS-CLARK STATE WARRIORS 87-57.
CENTURY CLUB – Teams scoring 100 points or more in Regulation: Just one this time around – the (15) HOPE INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY ROYALS played host to the WESTCLIFF UNIVERSITY WARRIORS. The Royals were on top 48-32 by the Half on their way to a 100-68 blowout win. Josh Powell-Davis led HIU with a Double-Double of 28 points and 12 rebounds.
WORKIN’ OVERTIME – The only Overtime game yesterday was the clash between the OTTAWA (AZ) UNIVERSITY SPIRIT and their hosts the SAN DIEGO CHRISTIAN COLLEGE HAWKS. The Spirit saw a 37-27 Halftime advantage melt away as the Hawks forced OT with a 67-67 tie. In the extra session Ottawa U won it 78-76. Dimetres Moore’s 26 points led the Spirit.
ROAD WARRIORS – The PARK UNIVERSITY PIRATES visited the LYON COLLEGE SCOTS and defeated them by a score of 63-60 ### Meanwhile the (14) XAVIER (LA) GOLD RUSH won 74-70 at the PHILANDER SMITH COLLEGE PANTHERS ### And the MONTANA TECH OREDIGGERS downed the MONTANA-WESTERN BULLDOGS 63-58.
NAIA DIVISION TWO
DOWN GOES NUMBER FOUR – The TAYLOR UNIVERSITY TROJANS took the court against the visiting 4th ranked MOUNT VERNON NAZARENE UNIVERSITY COUGARS on Saturday. The Cougars were on top 44-40 by the break but from there the Trojans outscored them 41-26 to win the game 81-70. Ryan Robinson tossed in 29 points to lead Taylor, while his teammate Jason “Hundred Percent” Hubbard notched a Double-Double of 15 points and 13 rebounds.
OTHER UPSETS IN THE RANKINGS – The CALUMET COLLEGE CRIMSON WAVE knocked off the visiting (16) SAINT AMBROSE UNIVERSITY FIGHTING BEES 76-69 ### The GRACE COLLEGE LANCERS meanwhile won 77-76 in Overtime at the (17) UNIVERSITY OF ST FRANCIS (IN) COUGARS ### And the SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY FIRE upset the (22) KEISER UNIVERSITY SEAHAWKS 83-74.
CENTURY CLUB – Teams scoring 100 points or more in Regulation: The GOVERNORS STATE JAGUARS logged a 100-79 road win at the TRINITY INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY TROJANS ### And the MIDWAY UNIVERSITY EAGLES (should be the Admirals) won a 114-95 shootout with the visiting CARLOW UNIVERSITY CELTICS.
A DOUBLE-SHOT OF THAT OT LOVE – The INDIANA UNIVERSITY SOUTHEAST GRENADIERS welcomed the UNIVERSITY OF RIO GRANDE (OH) RED STORM yesterday. The Grenadiers were chasing the Red Storm 37-30 at the Half before knotting things up at 65-65 to end Regulation. The 1st OT ended in a 71-71 tie before IUS exploded in the 2nd OT for an 88-78 triumph. Twenty-two points from Jaivaughn Jackson led the Grenadiers while David Burton nabbed a Double-Double of 15 points and 10 rebounds.
REGULATION WASN’T ENOUGH – Single Overtime games: The COLLEGE OF COASTAL GEORGIA MARINERS outlasted the visiting FLORIDA MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY ROYALS 96-90 ### Meanwhile the KENTUCKY CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY KNIGHTS won 86-83 in OT at the TRUETT-MCCONNELL UNIVERSITY BEARS ### And the YORK (NE) PANTHERS defeated the BETHEL (KS) THRESHERS 84-81.