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NAIA, USCAA AND NCCAA BASKETBALL TOURNAMENTS CONTINUE

USCAA DIVISION TWO

southern maine college seawolvesNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME – The 5 seeds – the SOUTHERN MAINE COLLEGE SEAWOLVES – and the 7th seeded JOHNSON & WALES UNIVERSITY AT CHARLOTTE WILDCATS played for the title in Division Two of the USCAA (United States Collegiate Athletic Association).

The Seawolves were on top 36-28 at Halftime, but then had to hold on tight against a furious Wildcats rally after the break. In the end Southern Maine College won out in this 79-75 thriller. Zachary Mickle led the Seawolves with 20 points while two of his teammates notched Double-Doubles – Ian Regan with 15 points & 10 rebounds, and Anderson Kavutse with 12 points & 10 rebounds. * THE SEAWOLVES ARE CHAMPIONS OF USCAA DIVISION TWO * Continue reading

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL: NAIA, NCCAA AND USCAA TOURNAMENT RESULTS

NCCAA DIVISION TWO

crown college purple stormFINAL FOUR: FIRST BERTH – The 4 seeds – the CROWN COLLEGE PURPLE STORM – went up against the 5th seeded ARLINGTON BAPTIST UNIVERSITY PATRIOTS.

At Halftime the Purple Storm were out in front by a score of 38-31. From there Crown College got more and more distance from ABU, ultimately winning the game 82-63. Cade Carroll led the Purple Storm in scoring with his 23 points. 

great lakes christian college crusadersFINAL FOUR: SECOND BERTH – Up next the top seeded GREAT LAKES CHRISTIAN COLLEGE CRUSADERS played the 8 seeds – the EMMAUS BIBLE COLLEGE EAGLES.

The Crusaders dominated this game from start to finish. By the midpoint Great Lakes Christian College held a 42-27 advantage before going on to beat the Eagles by a blowout score of NINETY to SIXTY-THREE. Thirteen points from Whitney Harris of the Crusaders led this team effort.  Continue reading

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DAY TWO RESULTS FROM THE USCAA NATIONAL TOURNAMENT

The latest results from the USCAA (United States Collegiate Athletic Association) –

USCAA DIVISION ONE

paul quinn college tigersFIRST SEMIFINAL – The top seeded PAUL QUINN COLLEGE TIGERS (should be the Purple Tigers) took the court against the 4 seeds – the BRYANT & STRATTON COLLEGE AT ALBANY BOBCATS.

This catfight saw the Tigers smother the Bobcats on both sides of the ball, leading them 42-23 by Halftime. After the break Paul Quinn College maintained its distance from BSC-Albany the rest of way, going on to win the game 80-59. Spencer McElway and Brandon Johnson led the Tigers with 14 points each.  Continue reading

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USCAA COLLEGE BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT DAY ONE RESULTS

Here are the opening day results from the national tournaments for Divisions One and Two in the USCAA (United States Collegiate Athletic Association).

USCAA DIVISION ONE

bryant and stratton college bobcatsDAY ONE: GAME ONE – The 3rd seeded BRYANT & STRATTON COLLEGE AT BUFFALO BOBCATS took on the 6 seeds – the NEWPORT NEWS APPRENTICE SCHOOL BUILDERS (as in Shipbuilders).

The 1st Half was very competitive with the Bobcats holding a mere 33-30 edge over the Builders at Halftime. After the break Bryant & Stratton College at Buffalo got more and more separation from their opponents, ultimately winning the game by a final score of 66-52. DJ Little’s 21 points led the Bobcats in scoring.

paul quinn college tigersDAY ONE: GAME TWO – Up next the top seeds – the PAUL QUINN COLLEGE TIGERS (should be the Purple Tigers) – played the 8th seeded BLUEFIELD STATE BIG BLUES.

The Purple Tigers seized offensive control over the Big Blues and were on top 47-32 by the Half. From there Paul Quinn College confidently kept Bluefield State at arm’s length for an 88-74 victory. Spencer McElway led the Tigers with his unusual Double-Double of 23 points and 20 rebounds. Continue reading

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USCAA COLLEGE BASKETBALL RANKINGS FROM BALLADEER’S BLOG

university of saint thomas tx celtsUSCAA (United States Collegiate Athletic Association) DIVISION ONE – 1. UNIVERSITY OF SAINT THOMAS (TX) CELTS    ###     2. PAUL QUINN COLLEGE TIGERS (should be the Farmers)    ###     3. CLINTON COLLEGE GOLDEN BEARS    ###     4. BRYANT & STRATTON COLLEGE AT ALBANY BOBCATS    ###     

Florida National University Conquistadors5. FLORIDA NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CONQUISTADORS    ###     6. OAKWOOD UNIVERSITY AMBASSADORS (Defending National Champions)    ###     7. MANOR COLLEGE BLUE JAYS    ###     8. UNIVERSITY OF DALLAS CRUSADERS    ###     

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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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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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