CAC Tournament Preview Show
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- Florida College
- Washington Adventist
- Northern New Mexico
- Iowa Wesleyan
- Crowley’s Ridge
- Lincoln Christian
CAC Tournament Schedule
Friday, February 25 (Quarterfinals) – Watch – 2021-22 Upcoming Live Video Events | Iowa Wesleyan University Athletics (iwtigers.com)
Game 1 – No. 4 Wilberforce vs. No. 5 Iowa Wesleyan, 8 a.m.
Game 2 – No. 1 Florida College vs. No. 8 Lincoln Christian, 11:30 a.m.
Game 3 – No. 2 Washington Adventist vs. No. 7 Crowley’s Ridge, 3 p.m.
Game 4 – No. 3 Northern New Mexico vs. No. 6 Morris, 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, February 26 (Semifinals)
Game 5 – Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 2, 2 p.m.
Game 6 – Winner of Game 3 vs. Winner of Game 4, 6 p.m.
Sunday, February 27 (Championship)
Game 7 – Winner of Game 5 vs. Winner of Game 6, 2 p.m.
Favorite to Win CAC Tournament
Top Players to Watch
Matt Simpson, Florida College – One of best guards in the NAIA. Matt is a walking bucket and comes in 2nd in the CAC in scoring with 22.3 points per game and has connected on 85 3-point field goals this season.
Chinedu Okonkwo, Florida College – 12.5ppg, 8.4rpg. Chinedu has a good motor and has put up big numbers this season! He is a tough matchup for any team in this tournament.
Devon Flowers, WAU – leads the Shock in scoring at 15.3ppg. Him and Pitt are set to have a big tournament.
Mastadi Pitt, WAU – Averages 13.7ppg. Pitt has had some big games over the past two seasons. Very dangerous player when he is on.
Tyrique Weaver, NNM – Averages 15.5ppg, 7.6rpg. One of the better Forwards in the league.
Cali Davis, Wilberforce – Another Freshman to watch. Davis is averaging 13.1ppg, 4.6rpg.
Joey Brown, Iowa Wesleyan – The Freshman is averaging 15ppg. He has been a real force for this team.
Josh Donaldson, Lincoln Christian – Ranks 3rd in scoring out of the players in the CAC Tournament. Averages 17.7ppg, while he is 6th in FG% and 8th in 3FG%.
Braxton Cousins, Crowley’s Ridge – Out of the teams in the Tournament, Cousins ranks 2nd in scoring at 18.9ppg. He also averages 6.7rpg.
Underdog Pick to Win CAC Tournament
Iowa Wesleyan – They are hosting the tournament but also have played a tough schedule this season. When fully healthy they have shown a lot of fight.
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