NAIA Division I National Tournament Bids:

Read: NAIA Hoops Report DI Conference Preview

Qualified for National Tournament

AMC: RV Central Baptist (AMC Regular Season Champs) – RV Harris-Stowe (AMC Tournament Champions)

Frontier: #7 Lewis-Clark St. (Frontier Conference Tournament Champions)

GSAC: #6 Westmont (GSAC Regular Season Champs) – #19 Arizona Christian (Tournament Champions)

GCAC: #15 Xavier (LA) (Tournament Champions)

Heart: #5 William Penn (Heart Regular Season Champs) – #22 Clarke (Heart Tournament Bid) – RV MidAmerica Nazarene (Heart Host Bid)

Mid-South: #2 Georgetown (Mid-South Tournament Champions)

Red River: #3 LSU Shrevport (RRAC Tournament Champions)

Sooner: #1 Mid-America Christian (SAC Regular Season Champs) – #13 SAGU (SAC Tournament Champions)

Southern States: #8 Faulkner (SSAC Regular Season Champs) – #4 Dalton State (SSAC Tournament Champions)

AT LARGE Projections

**We will update the At Large Projections as Conference Tournament Week progresses. This is solely off of how we project the rankings to come out next week.

At LargeTeamRankedResult
AL1John Brown9Lost to SAGU in SAC Championship
AL2Providence (MT)10Lost to Carroll in Frontier Semis
AL3LSU-Alexandria11Lost to Texarkana in RRAC Semi’s
AL4Tougaloo (MS)12Lost to Xavier in GCAC Championship
AL5Cumberlands (KY)14Lost to Thomas More in Mid-South Semi’s
AL6Menlo (CA)16Lost to Hope International in GSAC Seim’s
AL7Carroll (MT)17Lost to Lewis-Clark St in Frontier Championship
AL8Thomas More (KY)18Lost to Georgetown in Mid-South Championship
AL9The Master’s (CA)20Lost to Hope International in GSAC 1st Rd
AL10Loyola (LA)21Lost to Dalton St. in SSAC Championship Game
AL11Texas Wesleyan24Lost to 6-Seed USAO in SAC 1st Rd
AL12Talladega (AL)25Lost to Tougaloo in GCAC Semi’s
AL13Stillman (AL)RVLost to Dalton St in SSAC Semi’s
AL14Shawnee St (OH)RVLost to Gtown in Mid-South Semi’s
AL15Wayland BaptistRVLost to SAGU in SAC QF’s
AL16MSU-NothernRVLost to Lewis-Clark St in Frontier Semis
AL17Park23Lost to Williams Baptist in AMC QF’s
1st Team OutCampbellsvilleNRLost to Shawnee in Mid-South QF’s
2OWilliam CareyRV Lost to Dalton St. in SSAC QF’s
3OHope InternationalNRLost to AZ Christian in GSAC Championship
4ODillardRVLost to Xavier in GCAC Semi’s

Conference Tournaments

American Midwest Conference

Teams who Qualified: Central Baptist, Harris-Stowe

Teams with At-Large Chance: Park

AMC Tournament Champions: Harris-Stowe

Photo via @AMCSports

Frontier Conference

Teams who Qualified: Lewis-Clark St

Teams with At Large Chance: Carroll, Providence

Frontier Tournament Champions: Lewis-Clark St

Photo via @LCWarriors

Gulf Coast Athletic Conference

Teams who Qualified: Xavier (LA)

Teams with At Large Chance: Tougaloo, Talladega

GCAC Tournament Champions: Xavier

Photo via @GCACInfo

Golden State Athletic Conference

Teams who Qualified: Westmont, Arizona Christian

Teams With At Large Chance: Menlo, The Master’s, Hope International

GSAC Tournament Champions – Arizona Christian

2020 GSAC Tournament Champions (Photo by Lucas Armstrong)
Photo by Lucas Armstrong

Heart of America


March 5-10, 2020 Hosted by higher seed
Tournament Page | Watch Live


  • Quarterfinals (Wednesday, March 5th):
    • 1. William Penn vs 8. Evangel
    • 2. Clarke vs 7. Missouri Valley
    • 3. Peru State vs 6. Baker
    • 4. MidAmerica Nazarene vs 5. Benedictine
  • Semifinals (Saturday, March 7th):
    • 1. William Penn vs 4. MidAmerica Nazarene 89-75
    • 2. Clarke vs 3. Peru State – 84-79 OT
  • Finals (Tuesday, March 10th): ESPN3
    • 1. William Penn vs 2. Clarke 7:00PM CT

Mid-South Conference

Teams who Qualified: Georgetown

Teams with At Large Chance:  Cumberlands (KY), Thomas More, Shawnee St, Campbellsville,Pikeville

Mid-South Tournament Champions: Georgetown

Photo via @MidSouthSports

Red River Athletic Conference

Teams who Qualified: LSU-Shreveport

Teams with At-Large Chance: LSU-Alexandria

RRAC Tournament Champions: LSU-Shreveport

News Photo

Sooner Athletic Conference

Teams who Qualified: MACU, SAGU

Teams with At Large Chance: John Brown, Texas Wesleyan, Wayland Baptist

SAC Tournament Champions – SAGU


Southern States Athletic Conference

Teams who Qualified: Faulkner, Dalton State

Teams With At Large Chance: Stillman, Loyola, William Carey

SSAC Tournament Champions – Dalton St.


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