THE SUN CONFERENCE – The 6th seeded UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA-BEAUFORT SAND SHARKS stunned the top seeds, the EMBRY-RIDDLE AERONAUTICAL UNIVERSITY EAGLES. In an ELEVEN inning Instant Classic the Sand Sharks (love that name) emerged with a 2-0 First Round victory. ### Meawhile the 5th seeded SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY FIRE scorched the complacent 2 seeds, the AVE MARIA UNIVERSITY GYRENES, by a score of 7-0. ### And to continue the theme of upsets in the Sun Conference tournament the (4) WEBBER INTERNATIONAL WARRIORS toppled the (3) ST THOMAS (FL) BOBCATS in a 4-3 nailbiter.
APPALACHIAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE – The 6 seed mojo carried over to the AAC tourney as the VIRGINIA INTERMONT COBRAS dismembered the 3rd seeded ST ANDREWS UNIVERSITY KNIGHTS 7-1. ### Meanwhile the top seeded defending champions of NAIA baseball, the TENNESSEE WESLEYAN COLLEGE BULLDOGS, totalled the (8) MONTREAT CAVALIERS by a score of 10-3. ### The (7) BRYAN LIONS fell to the 2nd seeded UNION (KY) BULLDOGS 9-4. ### And in a 5 over 4 upset the MILLIGAN COLLEGE BUFFALOES Continue reading
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Chris Iles and Devin Andrew scored 14 points apiece Friday, and Xavier University of Louisiana made 10-of-10 free throws in the final 76 seconds to secure a 75-66 men’s basketball victory over SUNO in the semifinals of the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Tournament.
The Gold Rush (27-4), ranked 17th in NAIA Division I and seeded second in the tournament, will play 13th- Continue reading
MOBILE, Ala. — Anthony Simmons scored 14 points and Kevin Miller 13 to lead NAIA No. 13 Xavier University of Louisiana to a 66-57 men’s basketball victory against Mobile.
Xavier (24-3) won for the 10th time in 11 games and matched its highest victory total since the 1983-84 season. Five days after surrendering a season-worst 91 points at Tougaloo, Xavier allowed less than 60 points for the 12th time this Continue reading
NEW ORLEANS — The Gulf Coast Athletic Conference announced Friday the addition of two new members — Philander Smith College of Little Rock, Ark., and Talladega College of Talladega, Ala. — for the 2011-12 academic year. Continue reading
NEW ORLEANS — Jasmine Grant made a school-record-tying seven 3-point field goals and scored a career-best 23 points Friday, leading NAIA No. 22 Xavier University of Louisiana to an 86-33 women’s basketball victory over Paul Quinn. Continue reading