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COLLEGE BASKETBALL RANKINGS FROM BALLADEER’S BLOG

LSU-Alexandria GeneralsNAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) Division One

1. LSU-ALEXANDRIA GENERALS    ###    2. BIOLA UNIVERSITY EAGLES    ###    3. WILLIAM PENN UNIVERSITY STATESMEN    ###    4. WILLIAM CAREY UNIVERSITY CRUSADERS    ###    5. OKLAHOMA CITY UNIVERSITY STARS    ###    

Westmont College Warriors6. WESTMONT COLLEGE WARRIORS   ###    7. HOPE INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY ROYALS   ###    8. TALLADEGA COLLEGE TORNADOES   ###    9. ARIZONA CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY FIRESTORM   ###    10. XAVIER UNIVERSITY (LA) GOLD RUSH    ###     Continue reading

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL RANKINGS: BALLADEER’S BLOG

ius_logoNAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) Division Two – 1. INDIANA UNIVERSITY SOUTHEAST GRENADIERS   ###    2. CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY GOLDEN EAGLES    ###    3. WARNER UNIVERSITY ROYALS    ###    4. INDIANA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY WILDCATS (Defending Champions)    ###    5. UNION (KY) BULLDOGS    ###    

Northwest Christian University Beacons6. NORTHWEST CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY BEACONS    ###    7. INDIANA UNIVERSITY EAST RED WOLVES    ###    8. BETHEL (IN) PILOTS (Riverboat Pilots)    ###    9. SAINT THOMAS UNIVERSITY BOBCATS    ###    10. COLLEGE OF IDAHO COYOTES    ###  Continue reading

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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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COLLEGE BASKETBALL: NAIA CHAMPS CROWNED

*** NAIA DIVISION ONE ***

MidAmerica Christian U EvangelsNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME – You can’t get much more exciting than a game-winning shot in Overtime right at the buzzer. Malcolm Mann made that shot to bring its first National Championship to the 4th seeded MID-AMERICA CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY EVANGELS! The Evangels triumphed over the top seeded GEORGETOWN (KY) COLLEGE TIGERS in a genuine hardcourt classic.

Georgetown College led MACU at Halftime 50-39 and seemed headed for victory but the Evangels came out of the locker room primed for a comeback and forced Overtime with an 82-82 tie to end Regulation. In the extra session Mann came through to lift MACU to a 100-99 win. Devonse Reed led the Evangels with 25 points. * THE EVANGELS ARE NAIA DIVISION ONE CHAMPIONS *   Continue reading

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NAIA FINAL FOUR RESULTS

MidAmerica Christian U EvangelsFIRST SEMIFINAL – The 4 seeds – the MID-AMERICA CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY EVANGELS – got the action going last night with their game against the 6th seeded CAMPBELLSVILLE UNIVERSITY TIGERS. It was a tale of two Halves as the Evangels confidently built up a 55-44 lead by the break, but then had to hold on by their fingernails against a furious comeback attempt by the Tigers. The final score was Mid-America Christian University 93  Campbellsville University 89. Devonse Reed led the Evangels in scoring with his THIRTY points.  Continue reading

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MORE COLLEGE BASKETBALL CHAMPIONS CROWNED AND MUCH MORE

*** NCCAA DIVISION ONE ***

Emmanuel College Lions logoNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME – The last two teams standing in this tourney were the top seeded EMMANUEL COLLEGE LIONS and the 2nd seeded SOUTHWESTERN CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY EAGLES. The Lions calmly went about gaining control of the game, building up a 39-29 lead over the Eagles by Halftime. Southwestern Christian University eroded that advantage a little during the 2nd Half but ultimately Emmanuel College retained just enough distance for a 75-68 victory. Kurtis Robinson led the Lions with 16 points.  * THE LIONS ARE NCCAA TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONS *

*** NJCAA DIVISION ONE ***

salt lake bruinsNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME – It was virtually all Cinderellas left in this tournament for the past couple rounds. The title game pitted the 13th seeded SALT LAKE CITY COLLEGE BRUINS against the 7 seeds – the HUTCHINSON COLLEGE BLUE DRAGONS. True to form for this year the underdog Bruins contained the Blue Dragons and led 42-27 by the break. From there Salt Lake City stayed on top for a 74-64 triumph. Connor Toolson tossed in 28 points to lead the victors.  * THE BRUINS ARE NJCAA DIVISION ONE CHAMPIONS *   Continue reading

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