In the divisions of college basketball covered here at Balladeer’s Blog the 2020 postseason is under way! Last night the NAIA’s Sun Conference Tournament tipped off.
THE SUN CONFERENCE
ROUND ONE, GAME ONE – The 4th seeded AVE MARIA UNIVERSITY GYRENES hosted the 5 seeds – the WARNER UNIVERSITY ROYALS. By Halftime the Gyrenes were in complete control with a 50-25 lead over the Royals. After the break Ave Maria University kept up the pressure, ultimately winning by a final tally of 89-67. Leo Behrend led the Gyrenes with a Double-Double of 26 points and 12 rebounds.
ROUND ONE, GAME TWO – This game pitted the 3 seeds – the SAINT THOMAS UNIVERSITY BOBCATS (should be the Tomcats) – against the 6th seeded WEBBER INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY WARRIORS. The Bobcats held a comfortable 49-32 advantage by the Half and coasted from there for a 94-67 triumph. Justin Brown tossed in 20 points to lead Saint Thomas U followed by teammate Ahmad Gilbert with his Double-Double of 17 points and 11 rebounds.