* MIDWEST COLLEGIATE CONFERENCE *
CHAMPIONSHIP GAME – The top seeded MOUNT MERCY UNIVERSITY MUSTANGS did battle with the 3rd seeded WILLIAM PENN UNIVERSITY STATESMEN for the MCC title yesterday. The Mustangs prevented the Statesmen from winning their 3rd conference tournament crown in a row, defeating them handily by a final score of 93-76. James Boonstoppel and Kyle Lamaak each had 20 points for Mount Mercy University. * THE MUSTANGS MOVE ON TO THE NAIA NATIONAL TOURNAMENT! * Continue reading
* CASCADE COLLEGIATE CONFERENCE *
GAME ONE – The top seeded COLLEGE OF IDAHO COYOTES clashed with the number 8 seeds – the OREGON TECH HUSTLING OWLS. Call it overconfidence or whatever you like, but the Coyotes got off to a slow start against the Hustling Owls. They pulled it together to take a 5-point lead by the break but Oregon Tech would come out even stronger in the 2nd Half. They soon tied up the game and then the two teams traded the lead back and forth before the College of Idaho finally pulled away for a 71-64 win in this wakeup call. Demetrius Perkins recorded a Double-Double with 11 points and 12 rebounds for the Yotes. Continue reading
NORTH STAR ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION – There was only one game in this league’s tournament yesterday and it pitted the top seeded UNIVERSITY OF JAMESTOWN JIMMIES against the 6 seeds, the CITY VALLEY STATE VIKINGS. The Jimmies were in control for the entire game and by Halftime had compiled a 48-31 lead. After the break UJ coasted to a 94-65 victory and moved on to the next round. Brequan Tucker’s 17 points led the Jimmies.
APPALACHIAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE – The 9th seeded MONTREAT COLLEGE CAVALIERS upset the number 8 seeds, the SAINT ANDREWS UNIVERSITY KNIGHTS, in an Opening Round game. The Cavaliers were chasing the Knights the bulk of the game, trailing them 26-20 after a defensive-minded 1st Half. After the break it was more of the same until a 9-3 run to close out Regulation let Montreat tie the game at 61-61. In Overtime the Cavaliers emerged with a 75-68 triumph. Josh Foster led the victors with 18 points. Continue reading