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Daily Dive – 2/21

Daily Dive – 2/21

By naiahoopsreport_admin February 21, 2021 0 Comments

The Daily Dive is your deep dive into the news and notes from around the NAIA Hoops World. Every day we will highlight some of the top headlines, conference updates, player accolades, coaching milestones and more. This used to be our Morning Bullet Points series. We went away from it this year, as others were doing similar things and we didn’t want to step on any toes. At the request of many, we have elected to bring it back for the second half of the season. Feel free to DM us on Twitter (@NAIAHoopsReport) or send an email to naiahoopsreport@gmail.com to recommend stories to be included into this segment.


A huge Saturday indeed as we saw a lot of the postseason playoff picture finally play out ahead of conference tournaments. We still have a few leagues that will have the final pieces play out over the next 48 hours, but yesterday was fun! Instead of doing a review of our Games of the Day, we are going to do a rundown of the Conference Champions!

Conference Champions (Bold means qualified for NAIA National Tournament):

American Midwest Conference- TBD

Appalachian Athletic Conference – Reinhardt Eagles

California Pacific Conference: Didn’t play regular season

Cascade Collegiate Conference: Didn’t play regular season

Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference: Olivet Nazarene

Crossroads League: #1 Indiana Wesleyan

Frontier Conference: #10 Providence

Golden State Athletic Conference: GSAC West: Vanguard – GSAC East: TBD

Great Plains Athletic Conference: #8 Morningside

Gulf Coast Athletic Conference: #11 Talladega

Heart of America Athletic Conference: #3 William Penn

Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference: #18 Bethel (KS)

Mid-South Conference: #6 Shawnee State

NorthStar Athletic Conference: Mayville State

Red River Athletic Conference: TBD

River States Conference: Didn’t play regular season conference schedule

Sooner Athletic Conference: #10 Southwestern Assemblies of God

Southern States Athletic Conference: SSAC East: #7 Faulkner – SSAC West: #15 Stillman

The Sun Conference: #23 Warner

Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference: TBD

Other Qualifiers: Holy Cross – CCAC Runner Up


Conference Tournaments:

– Not all of the brackets are posted quite yet, but the ones we do have are below:

Crossroads League: Crossroads League 2020-2021 Championships Central | Crossroads League

– Quick Note: Florida College dropped out of the SSAC Tournament so this bracket will change once more.

– That is what we have for now! Once others come out we will be sure to share. We will also have our Conference Tournament Previews out for each league the day prior to the 1st tip-off!


Today’s Schedule:

– Still some big games today to play out! #4 Lewis-Clark State and College of Idaho face off in Game 2 of the Cascade Best of 3 series. LCSC is up 1-0 in that game.

Home Away Score Watch  Notes
Lyon (Ark.) Central Baptist (Ark.) 1:00 PM *CT Watch Live  Big game for AMC Title and Seeding
Indiana Tech Lourdes (Ohio) 3:00 PM * ET Watch Live Big game for WHAC Title and Seeding
Concordia (Mich.) Northwestern Ohio 3:00 PM * Watch Live  WHAC Seeding on the line
Rocky Mountain (Mt.) 10 Providence (Mt.) 4:00 PM * MT Watch Live  Providence already locked up the Frontier Conference Title
Montana Western Carroll (Mt.) 4:00 PM * MT Watch Live  Frontier Seeding on the line
Montana Tech Montana State-Northern 4:00 PM * MT Watch Live   Frontier Seeding on the line
College of Idaho 4 Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) 7:00 PM MT Watch Live   Lewis-Clark State wins the Cascade with a win!

– Another big Sunday as we will have our Final NAIA Hoops Report Top 25, our Bracketology Report and several Conference Tournament Previews out throughout the day! Be sure to check back in with your #1 Spot for NAIA Hoops Coverage!

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