What: NAIA DII Men’s Basketball national championship tournament 1st round
Site: College of the Ozarks (Keeter Athletic Complex) Point Lookout, Missouri
Date: Thursday, March 13, 2014
Time: 1:00 PM EST
Opponent: Northwest Christian University (OR)
Mascot: The Beacons
Coverage: cornerstone.edu/tournament-central, @CornerstoneMBB, naia.org
Beacon Offensive Leaders
- Spencer Coleman: Senior forward, 6’7″, 200 — 17.4 PPG
- Coleton Baker: Senior guard, 6’3″, 200 — 17.1 PPG
- Austin Kuemper: Sophomore forward, 6’9″, 235 — 16.2 PPG
Northwest Christian finished the season with an overall record of 18-13 and 10-8 in the Cascade Collegiate Conference.
Three teams from Cascade Collegiate Conference made the NAIA tournament–No. 2 College of Idaho, Concordia, and Northwest Christian. NCU qualified for the national tournament by making the CCC finals against No. 2 College of Idaho, losing 83-59 to the Yotes.
NCU averages 73.4 PPG while giving up an average of 70.8 PPG compared to the Golden Eagles who averaged 83.3 PPG while holding teams to 66.9 PPG.