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USCAA CHAMPS CROWNED PLUS MORE COLLEGE BASKETBALL ACTION

USCAA DIVISION TWO

NHTINATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME – In this title game the 4 seeds – the NEW HAMPSHIRE TECHNICAL INSTITUTE LYNX – took on the Cinderella 10th seeded PENN STATE AT GREATER ALLEGHENY LIONS. The Lynx were chasing the Lions 39-35 at Halftime. After the break NHTI came from behind to win by a final tally of 74-70. Sean Riley and J’Quavious Thurmond led the Lynx with 19 points each. * THE LYNX ARE NATIONAL CHAMPIONS OF USCAA DIVISION TWO *

USCAA DIVISION ONE

Saint Thomas Texas CeltsDAY ONE: GAME ONE – The 2nd seeded UNIVERSITY OF SAINT THOMAS (TX) CELTS played the 7 seeds – the NEWPORT NEWS APPRENTICE SCHOOL BUILDERS. The Celts were on top 35-27 at the Half then kept the Builders at arm’s length from there for a 74-65 triumph. Freddie Ricks III tossed in 17 points to lead the way for the University of Saint Thomas. Continue reading

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USCAA AND ACCA NATIONAL BASKETBALL TOURNAMENTS

The college basketball postseason rolls along:

USCAA DIVISION TWO

Vermont Tech Green KnightsDAY ONE: GAME ONE – The 6 seeds – the VERMONT TECH GREEN KNIGHTS – took the court against the 3rd seeded UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI AT CLERMONT COUGARS. This shootout found the Green Knights on top of the favored Cougars 50-39 by Halftime. From there Vermont Tech held off their opponents for a Century Club-level 108-100 Upset win. Drake Perry’s THIRTY points led the Green Knights.  

NHTIDAY ONE: GAME TWO – In this game the 4th seeded NEW HAMPSHIRE TECHNICAL INSTITUTE LYNX faced the 5 seeds – the PENN STATE AT MONT ALTO LIONS. In businesslike fashion the Lynx led 32-27 at the Half on their way to a 76-70 victory over the Lions. Shaquille Barrett led the way for New Hampshire Tech with 18 points.  

Southern Maine College SeaWolvesDAY ONE: GAME THREE – The 8 seeds – the SOUTHERN MAINE COLLEGE SEAWOLVES – tangled with the 9th seeded PENN STATE AT WILKES-BARRE LIONS. This Instant Classic saw the Seawolves holding a mere 37-36 edge at the break before eking out a tiny bit more separation from there to win out 70-68. Twenty-five points from Anthony Lobor led Southern Maine College. Continue reading

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL RANKINGS FROM BALLADEER’S BLOG

Per the Glitternight Index:

Central_Pennsylvania_UniversityUSCAA (United States Collegiate Athletic Association) Division Two – 1. CENTRAL PENN COLLEGE SILVER KNIGHTS    ###    2. JOHNSON & WALES (Charlotte) WILDCATS    ###    3. PENN STATE AT WILKES-BARRE LIONS    ###    4. UNIVERSITY OF CINCINATTI AT CLERMONT COUGARS    ###     5. NEW HAMPSHIRE TECHNICAL INSTITUTE LYNX    ###    Continue reading

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL RANKINGS FROM BALLADEER’S BLOG

Per the Glitternight Index:

Saint Thomas Texas CeltsUSCAA (United States Collegiate Athletic Association) – 1. UNIVERSITY OF SAINT THOMAS (TX) CELTS    ###    2. FLORIDA NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CONQUISTADORS    ###    3. BRYANT AND STRATTON COLLEGE (Buffalo) BOBCATS    ###    4. BLUEFIELD STATE BIG BLUES    ###    5. DELHI STATE (NY) BRONCOS    ###   

newportnewsapprentice-school-builder6. NEWPORT NEWS APPRENTICE SCHOOL BUILDERS (Shipbuilders)     ###    7. UNIVERSITY OF DALLAS CRUSADERS     ###     8. UNIVERSITY OF MAINE AT FORT KENT BENGALS     ###    9. CLINTON COLLEGE GOLDEN BEARS     ###    10. FIVE TOWNS COLLEGE SOUND     ###    Continue reading

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USCAA & NCCAA CHAMPS CROWNED PLUS NAIA FINAL FOUR SET

USCAA DIVISION ONE

Oakwood AmbassadorsCHAMPIONSHIP GAME – The last two teams standing in this tournament were the 4th seeded OAKWOOD UNIVERSITY AMBASSADORS and the Cinderella 7 seeds – the BLUEFIELD STATE BIG BLUES. The opening Half was a tale of stellar defense from both teams and ended with the Ambassadors on top 26-22. After the break each team went basket for basket, putting up 35 more points. Oakwood University won the game 61-57 led by 20 points from Edmen Stewart. * THE AMBASSADORS ARE USCAA NATIONAL CHAMPIONS

NCCAA DIVISION TWO

Grace Bible College Tigers BESTCHAMPIONSHIP GAME – In this tournament’s title tilt the 2 seeds – the GRACE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY TIGERS – did battle with the 4th seeded GREAT LAKES CHRISTIAN COLLEGE CRUSADERS. The Tigers seemed in control with a 55-38 Halftime lead but from there the Crusaders came back to force Overtime with a 75-75 tie. In Overtime Kellum Bridgeforth hit a 3-pointer with 5 seconds left to give Grace Christian University an 84-83 win. Bridgeforth led his team with 21 points. * THE TIGERS ARE NATIONAL CHAMPIONS OF NCCAA DIVISION TWO *

NAIA DIVISION TWO

hustlin-owls1FINAL FOUR: FIRST BERTH – The OREGON TECH HUSTLIN’ OWLS clashed with the INDIANA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY WILDCATS. An action-packed 1st Half ended with the Hustlin’ Owls holding a 47-44 edge over the Wildcats. After the break Oregon Tech got more and more separation, ultimately winning the game by a Century Club level score of 107-93. Mitchell Fink notched THIRTY-FOUR points to lead the Hustlin’ Owls. Continue reading

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FINAL FOUR IN THE USCAA & NCCAA PLUS THE NAIA ELITE 8 SET

USCAA DIVISION ONE

Oakwood AmbassadorsFIRST SEMIFINAL – The 4 seeds – the OAKWOOD UNIVERSITY AMBASSADORS – faced the top seeded FLORIDA NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CONQUISTADORS. The Conquistadors were on top 36-33 come Halftime but from there the Ambassadors outscored FNU 49-30 for an 82-66 Upset win. Michael Middleton scored 23 points to lead Oakwood University.

Bluefield State Big Blues logoSECOND SEMIFINAL – In this game the 7th seeded BLUEFIELD STATE BIG BLUES took the court against the 3 seeds – the BRYANT & STRATTON COLLEGE (Buffalo) BOBCATS. The Big Blues put the Bobcats on Upset Alert at the break with their 28-26 edge. In the 2nd Half Bluefield State mustered a tad more separation to win the game 65-62. Twenty-eight points from Korey Williams led the Big Blues.

NCCAA DIVISION TWO

Great Lakes Christian College CrusadersFIRST SEMIFINAL – The 4 seeds – the GREAT LAKES CHRISTIAN COLLEGE CRUSADERS – squared off against the 8th seeded MARANATHA BAPTIST UNIVERSITY SABERCATS. By the midpoint of the game the Crusaders were in control with a 40-28 advantage over the Sabercats. From there Great Lakes Christian College methodically left Maranatha Baptist further and further behind, ultimately defeating them 81-61. Isiah Reed of the Crusaders tossed in 20 points to lead his team. Continue reading

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL NATIONAL TOURNAMENTS CONTINUE

USCAA DIVISION ONE

bryant and stratton college bobcatsDAY ONE, GAME ONE – The 3 seeds – the BRYANT & STRATTON (Buffalo) BOBCATS – played the 6th seeded CLINTON COLLEGE GOLDEN BEARS to tip off the Division One Tournament in the USCAA (United States Collegiate Athletic Association). By Halftime the Golden Bears had spooked the Bobcats with a 38-29 lead but after the break Bryant & Stratton came roaring from behind to win the game 80-73. Nicc (sic) Johnson’s 19 points led the Bobcats. 

Bluefield State Big Blues logoDAY ONE, GAME TWO – Up next the 7th seeded BLUEFIELD STATE BIG BLUES took on the 2 seeds – the STRATFORD UNIVERSITY CARDINALS. This was a defensive epic which had the Cardinals on top 27-24 at the Half before the Big Blues rallied. Bluefield State outscored Stratford 28-20 in the 2nd Half for a 52-47 Upset victory. Teyon Henry tossed in 15 points to lead the Big Blues.  Continue reading

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