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COLLEGE BASKETBALL: NJCAA CHAMPIONSHIP GAME AND OTHER TOURNAMENT ACTION

NJCAA DIVISION THREE

Sandhills College FlyersNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME – This title tilt pitted the top seeds – the SANDHILLS COLLEGE FLYERS – against the 2nd seeded MOHAWK VALLEY COLLEGE HAWKS (should be the Mohawks). The Flyers were chasing the Hawks 50-47 at Halftime but came from behind in the 2nd Half to win the game 93-89. Sayaun Dent led Sandhills College with 27 points. * THE FLYERS ARE CHAMPIONS OF THE NJCAA DIVISION THREE TOURNAMENT *

NCAA DIVISION THREE

christopher newport universityROUND ONE: CNU VS CC – The CHRISTOPHER NEWPORT UNIVERSITY CAPTAINS did battle with the COLBY COLLEGE WHITE MULES. The Captains embarrassed the White Mules in the 1st Half, leading them 32-17 by the break. From there Christopher Newport University stayed out in front all the way for a 74-64 triumph. Adrian Beasley and Luther Gibbs led the Captains with 13 points each.

Yeshiva MaccabeesROUND ONE: WPI VS YU – In this game the YESHIVA UNIVERSITY MACCABEES played the WORCESTER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE ENGINEERS. The Maccabees put up 51 points in each Half, leading the Engineers 51-30 at the midpoint, then winning by a Century Club-level score of 102-78. Ryan Turell notched FORTY-ONE points to lead Yeshiva University. Continue reading

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BIBLE COLLEGE NIT CHAMPS CROWNED, PLUS NJCAA FINAL FOUR ACTION

BIBLE COLLEGE NIT

Trinity Baptist College Eagles BIGNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME – A tournament that was basically all chalk came to a close in the expected way – with the top seeded TRINITY BAPTIST COLLEGE EAGLES facing the 2 seeds – the BLUE LIGHTS COLLEGE OF APEX THOROUGHBREDS. The game was a real thriller, but in the end the Eagles outdid the Thoroughbreds for an 84-76 victory. * THE EAGLES ARE BIBLE COLLEGE NIT CHAMPIONS *

NJCAA DIVISION THREE

Sandhills College FlyersFIRST SEMIFINAL – The top seeds – the SANDHILLS COLLEGE FLYERS – took the court to tackle the 4th seeded ROCHESTER TECHNICAL COLLEGE YELLOW JACKETS. By Halftime the Flyers were clinging to a mere 37-36 edge but after the break they got a bit more separation from their opponents to win the game 84-76. Savion Staton led Sandhills College in scoring with 16 points. Continue reading

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BIBLE COLLEGE FINAL FOUR PLUS THE NJCAA TOURNAMENT ELITE EIGHT

BIBLE COLLEGE NIT

blc-header-smallerFIRST SEMIFINAL – The 2 seeds – the BLUE LIGHTS COLLEGE OF APEX THOROUGHBREDS – took the court against the 3rd seeded APPALACHIAN BIBLE COLLEGE WARRIORS. The Thoroughbreds proceeded to fold, spindle and mutilate the Warriors. Appalachian Bible College never knew what hit them as Blue Lights College obliterated them by a Century Club-level score of ONE HUNDRED TWENTY to SIXTY-THREE!

Trinity Baptist College Eagles BIGSECOND SEMIFINAL – This game pitted the top seeded TRINITY BAPTIST COLLEGE EAGLES against the 4 seeds – the DAYSPRING BIBLE COLLEGE & SEMINARY EAGLES (Have I mentioned there are WAY too many college sports teams called Eagles?). This was another blowout, as Trinity Baptist College made Dayspring their prison brides, hammering them by a Century Club-level tally of ONE HUNDRED ONE to FORTY-THREE!

NJCAA DIVISION THREE

eastfield-harvesters1QUARTERFINAL ONE – The 3 seeds – the EASTFIELD COLLEGE HARVESTERS – played the 11th seeded SAINT CLOUD TECHNICAL COLLEGE CYCLONES. The Harvesters were in charge all the way, parlaying a 47-35 Halftime lead over the Cyclones into a 96-63 triumph when all was said and done. Dajuan Ridgeway led Eastfield College with 22 points.  Continue reading

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL: NJCAA TOURNAMENT AND BIBLE COLLEGE NIT RESULTS

BIBLE COLLEGE NIT

Dayspring Bible College EaglesPLAY-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

Herkimer Generals logo BIGDAY 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.

Richland College Thunder ducksDAY 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. Continue reading

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL RANKINGS FROM BALLADEER’S BLOG

Per the Glitternight Index:

Milwaukee Tech StormersNJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association)   1. MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE STORMERS    ###    2. SULLIVAN COLLEGE GENERALS    ###   3. IOWA LAKES COLLEGE LAKERS    ###   4. NIAGARA COUNTY COLLEGE THUNDERWOLVES   ###    5. SCOTTSDALE COLLEGE FIGHTING ARTICHOKES    ###   

Schoolcraft College Ocelots6. SCHOOLCRAFT COLLEGE OCELOTS    ###     7. KIRKWOOD COLLEGE GOLDEN EAGLES    ###     8. PARKLAND COLLEGE COBRAS    ###    9. JOHNSON COUNTY COLLEGE CAVALIERS    ###     10. NORTH CENTRAL MISSOURI COLLEGE PIRATES    ###    Continue reading

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL RANKINGS FROM BALLADEER’S BLOG

Per the Glitternight Index:

Tyler College Apaches BIGGERNJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association)   1. TYLER COLLEGE APACHES    ###    2. FLORIDA SOUTHWESTERN STATE BUCCANEERS    ###   3. RANGER COLLEGE RANGERS    ###   4. VINCENNES UNIVERSITY TRAILBLAZERS   ###   5. SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE TEXANS   ###  

Gulf Coast State Commodores6. GULF COAST STATE COMMODORES    ###    7. CALDWELL TECH COBRAS    ###    8. MOBERLY AREA COLLEGE GREYHOUNDS    ###    9. OTERO COLLEGE RATTLERS    ###    10. EASTERN ARIZONA COLLEGE GILA MONSTERS    ###    Continue reading

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NJCAA CHAMPS CROWNED, NAIA FINAL FOUR SET

NJCAA DIVISION ONE

Vincennes University Trailblazers logo VCHAMPIONSHIP GAME – The last two teams standing in this Tournament were the 3 seeds – the VINCENNES UNIVERSITY TRAILBLAZERS – and the Cinderella 8th seeded RANGER COLLEGE RANGERS. The Trailblazers had things firmly in hand with a 50-34 Halftime advantage over the Rangers, then coasted to an 87-77 triumph. Kevin Osawe led Vincennes University with a Double Double of 22 points and 10 rebounds. * THE TRAILBLAZERS ARE NJCAA CHAMPIONS *

NJCAA DIVISION TWO

Kirkwood College Eagles NEWCHAMPIONSHIP GAME – The top seeded KIRKWOOD COLLEGE EAGLES took on the 2 seeds – the JOHNSON COUNTY COLLEGE CAVALIERS – for the NJCAA Division Two national title. The Eagles were on top of the Cavaliers 33-26 at the break. From there Johnson County College could only cut into Kirkwood’s lead by a fraction. The final score was Eagles 64  Cavaliers 58. Kirkwood College was led by Doug Wilson’s Double Double of THIRTY points and 15 rebounds. * THE EAGLES ARE CHAMPIONS OF NJCAA DIVISION TWO *

NAIA DIVISION ONE

William Carey University BIGFINAL FOUR: FIRST BERTH – In this game the WILLIAM CAREY UNIVERSITY CRUSADERS clashed with the UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE & ARTS OF OKLAHOMA DROVERS. The Drovers were threatening an Upset at the midpoint with their 51-40 lead. The Crusaders came storming back from there to force Overtime with an 86-86 tie. In the extra session William Carey University emerged with a 102-98 victory. Twenty-one points from Javontae McDavid led the Crusaders. Continue reading

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FINAL FOUR NJCAA ACTION, NAIA ELITE EIGHT SET

NJCAA DIVISION ONE

Vincennes University Trailblazers logo VFIRST SEMIFINAL – The 3 seeds – the VINCENNES UNIVERSITY TRAILBLAZERS – faced the 2nd seeded SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE TEXANS. The Trailblazers put the Texans on Upset Alert by Halftime with their 38-31 advantage. After the break Vincennes University left South Plains College further and further behind, ultimately defeating them by a final tally of 85-67. Kevin Osawe’s 22 points led the Trailblazers.

Ranger College RangersSECOND SEMIFINAL – In this game the 8th seeded RANGER COLLEGE RANGERS took the court against the 4 seeds – the COFFEYVILLE COLLEGE RED RAVENS. The Rangers provided another Upset, leading the Red Ravens 38-30 at the Half before polishing them off 84-61. Brayan Au led Ranger College with his 27 points.

NJCAA DIVISION TWO

Johnson County College CavaliersFIRST SEMIFINAL – The 2 seeds – the JOHNSON COUNTY COLLEGE CAVALIERS – found themselves facing the 14th seeded CECIL COLLEGE SEAHAWKS. The Cavaliers were chasing the Seahawks 29-28 at the end of a defense-oriented opening Half. From there Johnson County College came back to force Overtime with a 68-68 tie. In the extra session the Cavaliers emerged with an 81-78 victory. Twenty three points from General Williams led Johnson County College. Continue reading

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FINAL FOUR SET IN THE NJCAA PLUS DAY TWO ACTION IN THE NAIA

NJCAA DIVISION ONE

Ranger College RangersFINAL FOUR: FIRST BERTH – The 8 seeds – the RANGER COLLEGE RANGERS – took on the top seeded NORTHWEST FLORIDA STATE RAIDERS. Stifling defense was the theme of the opening Half, which ended with the Rangers chasing the Raiders 29-26. From there Ranger College outscored Northwest Florida State 40-34 for a comeback win in this 66-63 Upset. Jaren English led the Rangers with 24 points.

Coffeyville College Red Ravens logo NEWFINAL FOUR: SECOND BERTH – In this game the 4th seeded COFFEYVILLE COLLEGE RED RAVENS did battle with the 5 seeds – the NORTH CENTRAL MISSOURI PIRATES. A 32-31 Halftime edge for the Pirates wound up as a 60-60 tie to end Regulation. In Overtime the Red Ravens emerged with a 67-66 triumph. Keon Queen led Coffeyville with a Double Double of 16 points and 10 rebounds. Continue reading

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NAIA NATIONAL TOURNAMENT DAY ONE RESULTS PLUS MORE NJCAA ACTION

NAIA DIVISION ONE

LSU Shreveport Pilots NEWDAY ONE, GAME ONE – The LSU-SHREVEPORT PILOTS (Riverboat Pilots) clashed with the WILLIAM JESSUP UNIVERSITY WARRIORS. The Pilots were chasing the Warriors 32-29 at Halftime but outscored them 54-33 after the break for an 83-65 comeback win. LSU-Shreveport was led by Jeff Garrett with his Double Double of 20 points and 13 rebounds. 

Arizona Christian University Firestorm BIGDAY ONE, GAME TWO – In this game the ARIZONA CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY FIRESTORM took on the WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY PIONEERS (should be the Flying W’s). The Firestorm held a slight 41-40 edge at the Half then left the Pioneers a bit further behind to defeat them 81-73. Callum Lawson led the way for Arizona Christian University with a Double Double of 23 points and 11 rebounds.

williampennstatesmenDAY ONE, GAME THREE – The WILLIAM PENN UNIVERSITY STATESMEN faced the VANGUARD UNIVERSITY LIONS. The defenses dominated in the opening Half, which ended with the Statesmen clinging to a 29-28 lead. After the break William Penn U got some more separation from the Lions for a 69-53 victory. Sixteen points from Abrian Edwards led the way for the Statesmen.  Continue reading

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