BIBLE COLLEGE NIT
PLAY-IN GAME – In this game the 4 seeds – the DAYSPRING BIBLE COLLEGE & SEMINARY EAGLES – squared off against the 5th seeded WORD OF LIFE COLLEGE HUSKIES for the right to advance to the tournament proper. The Eagles were on top of the Huskies 40-33 come Halftime then got more separation from their opponents from there to win it 82-67.
NJCAA DIVISION THREE
DAY ONE: GAME ONE – The 8th seeded HERKIMER COLLEGE GENERALS took on the 9 seeds – the COLUMBUS (OH) STATE COUGARS. The Generals were chasing the Cougars 31-26 at the Half but regrouped in the locker room for a 61-58 comeback victory. Ty Desinor led Herkimer College with a Double-Double of 15 points and 10 rebounds.
DAY ONE: GAME TWO – Next the 5 seeds – the RICHLAND COLLEGE THUNDERDUCKS – did battle with the 12th seeded COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND KNIGHTS. The dominant Thunderducks parlayed a 46-38 advantage over the Knights by the break into a 91-75 smackdown win. Donovan Souter tossed in 23 points to lead Richland College.
DAY ONE: GAME THREE – In this shootout the 11th seeded SAINT CLOUD TECHNICAL COLLEGE CYCLONES faced the 6 seeds – the HOSTOS COLLEGE CAIMANS. By Halftime the Cyclones had put the Caimans on Upset Alert with a 53-48 edge then went on to consummate the deal, defeating Hostos College by a Century Club-level score of 106-101. Eric Racine led the way for Saint Cloud Tech with 29 points.
DAY ONE: GAME FOUR – Closing out Day One was this game pitting the 10 seeds – the NASSAU COUNTY COLLEGE LIONS – against the 7th seeded MONTGOMERY COUNTY COLLEGE MUSTANGS. The Mustangs were on top 30-24 at the Half but from there the Lions roared back for a 68-57 Upset win. Twenty-three points from Javen Soto led Nassau County College.