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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 RESULTS FROM FEBRUARY 15th

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Martin Methodist Redhawks BESTNUMBER THREE TAKES A FALL – The MARTIN METHODIST COLLEGE REDHAWKS paid a visit to the number 3 team in the nation – the DALTON STATE ROADRUNNERS. The RedHawks were on top 32-26 come Halftime, then held on by their fingertips for a thrilling 71-70 Upset triumph. Tomonique Marion led Martin Methodist College with 21 points.

menlo college oaks logoOTHER UPSETS IN THE RANKINGS – The MENLO COLLEGE OAKS welcomed the 21st ranked WILLIAM JESSUP UNIVERSITY WARRIORS on Saturday and took them down 91-83    ###    And the THOMAS MORE COLLEGE SAINTS toppled the visiting number 13 UNIVERSITY OF THE CUMBERLANDS PATRIOTS by a final score of 85-71. 

LSU-Alexandria GeneralsCENTURY CLUB – Teams scoring 100 points or more in Regulation: The (8) LSU-ALEXANDRIA GENERALS crushed the OUR LADY OF THE LAKE UNIVERSITY SAINTS 103-73   ###   Meanwhile the ARIZONA CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY FIRESTORM won 105-67 at the OTTAWA UNIVERSITY (AZ) SPIRIT   ###   And the PARK UNIVERSITY PIRATES clobbered the HARRIS-STOWE STATE HORNETS 105-77.  Continue reading

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL RANKINGS FROM BALLADEER’S BLOG

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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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COLLEGE BASKETBALL RESULTS FROM FEBRUARY 8th

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Midamerica Christian University Evangels BESTNUMBERS TWO AND THREE SURVIVE SCARES – The (2) MID-AMERICA CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY EVANGELS snuck past the visiting WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY PIONEERS (should be the Flying W’s) by a score of 83-81    ###    And the (3) DALTON STATE ROADRUNNERS needed Overtime to defeat their hosts the BETHEL (TN) WILDCATS in a 107-101 shootout.

Tougaloo College BulldogsUPSETS IN THE RANKINGS – The (18) TOUGALOO COLLEGE BULLDOGS took the court against the visiting (13) XAVIER UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA GOLD RUSH. The Bulldogs had managed a 36-32 advantage by Halftime, then held tight to topple the Gold Rush 64-63   ###   And the LINDSEY WILSON COLLEGE BLUE RAIDERS won 80-75 at the (22) SHAWNEE STATE BEARS.

Benedictine College Ravens logoCENTURY CLUB – Teams scoring 100 points or more in Regulation: The BENEDICTINE COLLEGE RAVENS clobbered their guests the MOUNT MERCY UNIVERSITY MUSTANGS 101-65    ###    And the (19) CENTRAL BAPTIST COLLEGE MUSTANGS utterly eviscerated the visiting CROWLEY’S RIDGE COLLEGE PIONEERS 108-58.  Continue reading

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TWENTY MORE COOL-NAMED NJCAA COLLEGE SPORTS TEAMS

Another Balladeer’s Blog Top Twenty list for 2020. This time it’s 20 more cool-named teams from the NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association). FOR THE FIRST TWENTY NJCAA TEAMS CLICK HERE 

Vance Granville VanguardsVANCE-GRANVILLE COLLEGE VANGUARDS

Location: Henderson, NC

Comment: Kudos to the folks at this institution for showing some creativity with the name of their sports teams! The Vanguards definitely stand out and their logo is very, very eye-catching!

Quinsigamond College WyvernsQUINSIGAMOND COLLEGE WYVERNS

Location: Worcester, MA

Comment: Quinsigamond is a mouthful, no doubt about it, and when you combine that memorable school name with the memorable team name Wyverns you have got the kind of magic that Balladeer’s Blog loves!

Faulkner State Sun ChiefsFAULKNER STATE SUN CHIEFS

Location: Bay Minette, AL 

Comment: With a nickname as cool as Sun Chiefs and with a logo that is as eye-catching as this one I can only hope that this college adds football at some point in the future.

newlogo01.aiCHESAPEAKE COLLEGE SKIPJACKS

Location: Wye Mills, MD

Comment: Don’t call them the Flapjacks. Don’t call them the Blackjacks. They are the Skipjacks, one of the most strikingly unique team names in any division of college sports. The Chesapeake College teams take their name from the sloop-rigged sailboat, not the tuna.  Continue reading

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL RANKINGS FROM BALLADEER’S BLOG

Per the Glitternight Index:

Great Lakes Christian College CrusadersNCCAA Division Two –   1. GREAT LAKES CHRISTIAN COLLEGE CRUSADERS    ###    2. JOHNSON (TN) UNIVERSITY ROYALS    ###    3. GRACE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY TIGERS    ###    4. ARLINGTON BAPTIST UNIVERSITY PATRIOTS    ###    5. CHAMPION CHRISTIAN COLLEGE TIGERS    ###    

Ozark Christian College Ambassadors new logo6. OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE AMBASSADORS        ###    7. MANHATTAN CHRISTIAN COLLEGE THUNDER    ###   8. BOB JONES UNIVERSITY BRUINS   ###    9. JOHNSON (FL) UNIVERSITY SUNS    ###    10. CENTRAL CHRISTIAN COLLEGE OF THE BIBLE SAINTS (Should be the Heralds)    ###    Continue reading

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL RESULTS FROM FEBRUARY 1st

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Arizona Christian University Firestorm BIGNUMBER SEVEN TAKES A FALL – The 23rd ranked ARIZONA CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY FIRESTORM took it on the road against the number 7 team in the nation – THE MASTER’S UNIVERSITY MUSTANGS. The Firestorm made the Mustangs faithful nervous with a 54-47 Halftime lead, then consummated the Upset, winning the game 93-84. Tim Soares led ACU with a Double-Double of 23 points and 12 rebounds.

LCSC Logo - Primary Full… AND NUMBER EIGHT COMES TUMBLING AFTER – The number 12 LEWIS-CLARK STATE WARRIORS visited the 8th ranked PROVIDENCE (MT) ARGONAUTS yesterday. The Warriors (should be the Explorers) laid down the law in the 1st Half, leading 53-25 by the break. From there Lewis-Clark State authored a 96-65 beatdown led by 25 points from Trystan Bradley. Jake Albright logged a Double-Double of 13 points and 12 rebounds.

USAO Drover newOTHER UPSETS IN THE RANKINGS – The UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE & ARTS OF OKLAHOMA DROVERS brought down the (10) JOHN BROWN UNIVERSITY GOLDEN EAGLES (should be the Abolitionists) in OT 90-84   ###   Meanwhile the WILLIAM JESSUP UNIVERSITY WARRIORS beat the (18) HOPE INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY ROYALS 96-86   ###   And the THOMAS MORE COLLEGE SAINTS won 69-60 at the (25) SHAWNEE STATE BEARS.  Continue reading

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