NCAA DIVISION TWO
NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME – The NORTHWEST MISSOURI STATE BEARCATS battled the AUGUSTA UNIVERSITY JAGUARS for the D2 title.
The Bearcats – going for their third national championship in a row – led the Jaguars 39-28 at Halftime, then kept them at arm’s length the rest of the game. Northwest Missouri State won by a final score of 67-58 led by THIRTY-ONE points from Trevor Hudgins. * THE BEARCATS ARE CHAMPIONS OF NCAA DIVISION TWO *
NJCAA DIVISION ONE
WORKIN’ OVERTIME – In this game from the NJCAA National Tournament the HUTCHINSON COLLEGE BLUE DRAGONS went up against the CONNORS STATE COWBOYS.
The Cowboys were on top 46-39 by the Half, but from there the Blue Dragons forced Overtime with a 90-90 tie to end Regulation. In the extra session Hutchinson College prevailed 101-98. Angelo Stuart of the Blue Dragons led his team with THIRTY points.
COMEBACK KIDS – The DODGE CITY COLLEGE CONQUISTADORS played the SNOW COLLEGE BADGERS.
The Conquistadors were chasing the Badgers, who held a 42-31 advantage at the break, but roared back in the 2nd Half to win the game by a final tally of 82-65. Twenty-four points from Themus Fulks led the way for Dodge City College as they head into the next round.
WRANGLING UP A VICTORY – This game pitted the ODESSA COLLEGE WRANGLERS against the SHELTON STATE BUCCANEERS.
Come Halftime the score was knotted up at 42-42, but after the break the Wranglers got a little distance from the Buccaneers for an 89-82 victory. Daniss Jenkins tossed in 18 points to lead Odessa College.
DON’T MESS WITH TEXAS – The SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE TEXANS took on the SOUTH GEORGIA TECH JETS.
The Texans were clinging to a mere 42-40 edge at the Half before squeezing out a bit more separation from the Jets. The final count was South Plains College 88 South Georgia Tech 80. The Texans were led by Kieves Turner with a Double-Double of 28 points and 10 rebounds.