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The Sun Conference Tournament – Championship Game Preview

The Sun Conference Tournament – Championship Game Preview

By naiahoopsreport_admin February 27, 2021 0 Comments

2021 The Sun Conference Tournament Bracket

Quarterfinals

February 23rd

WATCH LIVE

#8 Southeastern lost to #1 Warner 79-57

#5 Thomas lost to #4 St Thomas  65-57

#6 Coastal Georgia lost to #3 Keiser 87-73

#7 Florida Memorial lost to #2 Ave Maria 75-64

Semifinals

February 26th – Lake Wales, FL

WATCH LIVE

 #5 St Thomas vs #1 Warner 78-73

#3 Keiser vs #2 Ave Maria 79-62

Finals

February 27th – Lake Wales, FL
#5 St Thomas vs #3 Keiser 6pm ET

 

League Notes:

The top seed:  #23 Warner
NAIA Locks:  Clinched: Warner
NAIA Bubble Teams:   None
Best chances to win this tournament:  Warner, Ave Maria, Keiser
Possible sleeper:  St Thomas

KEY PLAYERS:

CoreVon Lott 6’1 – Keiser: 19ppg, 3.8rpg, 2.9apg

– 24pts in opening round win

 

 

 

KEY TEAMS:

#1 Warner – Eliminated in Semifinals

#2 Ave Maria – Eliminated in Semifinals

#3 Keiser – Beat Coastal Georgia in opening round. Play Ave Maria tonight in the Semifinals.

 

UPSET SPECIAL: 

#4 St Thomas – Beat Thomas U in the opening round. Set to play Top seed Warner this evening.

Championship Game Notes:

#5 St Thomas vs #3 Keiser 6pm ET WATCH LIVE

As we mentioned in on NHR – The Podcast in our Conference Tournament Preview Show, The Sun Conference always seems to have a team outside of the Top 2 win the Tournament. Keiser is playing as well as anyone in the league and was our pick to win it in our 1st preview. St Thomas was our upset special pick! They will have to slow down CoreVon Lott if they are going to pick up another upset, win The Sun Conference Tournament and advance to the NAIA National Tournament.  The team that can control the tempo in this game should come away as the winner!

OTHER NOTES:

The Sun Conference Tournament Page

The Sun Conference has (2) auto-bids: The TSC Regular Season Champ: Warner and TSC Tournament Champ/2nd place regular season if Warner wins tournament as well.

Our Pick To Win It:  Keiser – We love the way this team is playing right now. Coach Bryant has the Eagles playing with a lot of confidence right now. Pair that with TSC leading scorer CoreVon Lott and you have a team that is ready to strike gold!

 

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