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USCAA BASKETBALL CHAMPS CROWNED + MORE POSTSEASON ACTION

USCAA DIVISION ONE

rochestercollegewarriorsCHAMPIONSHIP GAME – A pair of Cinderellas vied for the Division One title in the USCAA (United States Collegiate Athletic Association). The 5th seeded ROCHESTER COLLEGE WARRIORS played the 6 seeds – the OAKWOOD UNIVERSITY AMBASSADORS.

The Warriors grabbed a 35-25 lead by Halftime and after the break kept getting more and more separation from the Ambassadors. The final score in this game was Rochester College 80  Oakwood University 61. Justin Nafso’s 27 points led the victors. * THE WARRIORS ARE USCAA CHAMPIONS * Continue reading

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BASKETBALL: BIBLE COLLEGE NIT AND USCAA NATIONAL TOURNAMENTS CONTINUE

BIBLE COLLEGE NIT

Mid-Atlantic Christian U MustangsDAY ONE, GAME ONE – The 4 seeds – the MID-ATLANTIC CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY MUSTANGS – took the court against the 5th seeded DAYSPRING BIBLE COLLEGE EAGLES (I told you there are too many teams called Eagles).

This was a tight game at the break, as the Mustangs held a slim 34-30 edge over the Eagles. In the 2nd Half Mid-Atlantic Christian University asserted themselves, getting more and more separation from Dayspring Bible College, ultimately winning the game by a score of 74-55. DaQuon Copeland tossed in 15 points to lead the Mustangs.   Continue reading

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USCAA NATIONAL BASKETBALL TOURNAMENTS UNDERWAY IN BOTH DIVISIONS

USCAA DIVISION ONE

Florida National University ConquistadorsDAY ONE, GAME ONE – The 2018 Tournament in Division One of the USCAA (United States Collegiate Athletic Association) tipped off with the top seeded FLORIDA NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CONQUISTADORS taking on the 8 seeds – the BLUEFIELD STATE BIG B’s.

The Conquistadors were well and truly manhandling the Big B’s, leading them 41-28 by Halftime. After the break Florida National University kept Bluefield State at arm’s length the rest of the way, ultimately defeating them 82-68. Terence Johnson led the way for the Conquistadors with his Double Double of 18 points and 12 rebounds. 

Oakwood AmbassadorsDAY ONE, GAME TWO – Up next the 6 seeds – the OAKWOOD UNIVERSITY AMBASSADORS – surprised the 3rd seeded FLORIDA COLLEGE FALCONS.

The Ambassadors officially put the Falcons on Upset Alert by the break as they led them by a count of 40-34. Though Florida College outscored Oakwood University 37-32 in the 2nd Half the Ambassadors emerged with a 72-71 triumph. Ollie Felps’ 14 points led Oakwood U, reflecting what a true Team Effort this upset was. 

Maine Fort Kent BengalsDAY ONE, GAME THREE – This game pitted the 2nd seeded UNIVERSITY OF MAINE AT FORT KENT BENGALS against the 7 seeds – the DEAN COLLEGE BULLDOGS.

The 1st Half ended with the Bengals holding a commanding 37-26 advantage over the Bulldogs. From there the pursuing Dean College nibbled a tiny bit out of the University of Maine at Fort Kent lead but still lost to them 80-71. The Bengals were led by Anthony Knight with his 24 points. Continue reading

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL RANKINGS AT BALLADEER’S BLOG

NHTIUSCAA (United States Collegiate Athletic Association) Division Two – 1. NEW HAMPSHIRE TECHNICAL INSTITUTE LYNX    ###     2. BERKELEY (NY) COLLEGE KNIGHTS    ###     3. VILLA MARIA COLLEGE VIKINGS    ###     4. CENTRAL PENN COLLEGE SILVER KNIGHTS    ###     5. PENN STATE AT GREATER ALLEGHENY LIONS    ###     

Five Towns College Sound6. FIVE TOWNS COLLEGE SOUND    ###     7. WARREN WILSON COLLEGE OWLS    ###     8. SOUTHERN MAINE COLLEGE SEAWOLVES    ###     9. VERMONT TECH GREEN KNIGHTS    ###     10. UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI AT CLERMONT COUGARS    ###      Continue reading

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL RANKINGS FROM BALLADEER’S BLOG

Florida National University ConquistadorsUSCAA (United States Collegiate Athletic Association) – 1. FLORIDA NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CONQUISTADORS    ###     2. ILLINOIS TECH SCARLET HAWKS    ###     3. UNIVERSITY OF MAINE AT FORT KENT BENGALS    ###     4. OAKWOOD UNIVERSITY AMBASSADORS    ###     5. FLORIDA COLLEGE FALCONS    ###     

Canton Kangaroos6. SUNY-CANTON KANGAROOS    ###     7. WASHINGTON ADVENTIST UNIVERSITY SHOCK    ###     8. BLUEFIELD STATE BIG B’s    ###     9. NEWPORT NEWS APPRENTICE SCHOOL BUILDERS    ###     10. UNIVERSITY OF DALLAS PATRIOTS    ###           Continue reading

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL CHAMPIONS FOR 2017

Balladeer’s Blog offers one last round of congratulations to the 2017 college basketball champions in the FOURTEEN divisions covered here.

Texas Wesleyan Rams

NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) DIVISION ONE

National Champions – TEXAS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY RAMS

Runners-Up – Life University Running Eagles

2016 Champions – Mid-America Christian University Evangels

Union tn Bulldogs logoNAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) DIVISION TWO

National Champions – UNION COLLEGE BULLDOGS

Runners-Up – Cornerstone University Golden Eagles

2016 Champions – Indiana Wesleyan University Wildcats   Continue reading

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THREE COLLEGE BASKETBALL NATIONAL CHAMPIONS CROWNED

*** USCAA DIVISION ONE ***

Concordia (AL) LogoNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME – The 2nd seeded CONCORDIA (AL) COLLEGE HORNETS and the 4 seeds – the ILLINOIS TECH SCARLET HAWKS – battled for the title in Division One of the USCAA (United States Collegiate Athletic Association).

The Scarlet Hawks ended the 1st Half on top of the Hornets 33-27 but Concordia College made with one of their patented comebacks. In the end the Hornets took the crown by a final score of 61-51. Dennis Miles led Concordia with a Double Double of 16 points and 13 rebounds. * THE HORNETS ARE CHAMPIONS OF USCAA DIVISION ONE *   Continue reading

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