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2016’s COLLEGE BASKETBALL CHAMPIONS: WOMEN

Balladeer’s Blog offers one last round of congratulations to the 2016 women’s college basketball champions in the divisions covered here.

MNU Pioneers plainNAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) DIVISION ONE

National Champions – MID-AMERICA NAZARENE UNIVERSITY PIONEERS

Runners-Up – Baker University Wildcats

2015 Champions – Oklahoma City University Stars Continue reading

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL CHAMPIONS FOR 2016

Balladeer’s Blog offers one last round of congratulations to the 2016 college basketball champions in the FOURTEEN divisions covered here.

MidAmerica Christian U EvangelsNAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) DIVISION ONE

National Champions – MID-AMERICA CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY EVANGELS

Runners-Up – Georgetown (KY) College Tigers

2015 Champions – Dalton State Roadrunners

Indiana Wesleyan WildcatsNAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) DIVISION TWO

National Champions – INDIANA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY WILDCATS

Runners-Up – University of Saint Francis (IN) Cougars

2015 Champions – Cornerstone University Golden Eagles  Continue reading

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CCCAA COLLEGE BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP

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City College of San Francisco Rams logoCHAMPIONSHIP GAME – Both the CITY COLLEGE OF SAN FRANCISCO RAMS and their opponents, the SADDLEBACK COLLEGE GAUCHOS, came into the title game having suffered just ONE loss all through the regular season and the postseason! Naturally one of the teams would suffer their second loss in this game.

The Rams built up a 33-22 lead over the Gauchos by the time Halftime rolled around, a lead that was needed since both teams scored exactly 35 points after the break. City College of San Francisco won the game by a final score of 68-57 and now hold both the football AND basketball championships for the 2015-2016 season.  Continue reading

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CCCAA COLLEGE BASKETBALL SEMIFINALS

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Saddleback College Gauchos logoFIRST SEMIFINAL – The SADDLEBACK COLLEGE GAUCHOS clashed with the FRESNO CITY COLLEGE RAMS in this game. The Gauchos’ weakness of occasional slow starts came back to haunt them again as they trailed the Rams 28-19 at Halftime.

Following the break Saddleback College came back to force Overtime with a 49-49 tie to end Regulation. In the OT session the Gauchos outscored Fresno City College 17-12 for a 66-61 victory. Lyle Hexom led Saddleback to the Championship Game with 17 points and 9 rebounds. Continue reading

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL: CCCAA FINAL FOUR SET

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Fresno CIty College Rams logoFINAL FOUR: FIRST BERTH – The NorCal 3 seeds – the FRESNO CITY COLLEGE RAMS – had a hardcourt rumble with the NorCal 7 seeds – the CONTRA COSTA COLLEGE COMETS. The Rams dominated early and led the Comets 63-44 by Halftime. After the break Contra Costa College inched closer and closer to Fresno City College but their attempted rally fell short. The Rams won by a Century Club score of 100-89 led by B.J. Shelton with 27 points.   Continue reading

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CCCAA COLLEGE BASKETBALL ELITE EIGHT

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Saddleback College Gauchos logoELITE EIGHT: FIRST BERTH – The Brummel Dome was the site of another masterpiece of defensive basketball played by the top seeded SADDLEBACK COLLEGE GAUCHOS. Their opponents, the 9th seeded BAKERSFIELD COLLEGE RENEGADES, trailed them at Halftime by a barely believable score of 26-16. The Renegades stunned the Gauchos after the break by forcing Overtime with a 50-50 tie to end Regulation. In the extra session Saddleback College won the game 64-56. Breaon Brady led the Gauchos with 14 points and 9 rebounds.   Continue reading

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CCCAA COLLEGE BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT RESULTS

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Contra Costa College comets logoNOR-CAL REGION – THIRD ROUND – GAME ONE – In this game the 7 seeds – the CONTRA COSTA COLLEGE COMETS – took the court against the 2nd seeded FEATHER RIVER COLLEGE GOLDEN EAGLES. The Comets trailed the Golden Eagles at Halftime by a score of 47-44 but in the 2nd Half Contra Costa College outscored Feather River College SIXTY-TWO to THIRTY-SEVEN! The Comets won this upset by a Century Club score of 106-84 led by Jeremiah Alston with 25 points. Continue reading

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