NAIA Tournament

NAIA Tournament

NAIA Tournament returns to KC this week and may take on a new look in the future

Players and teams to watch in the NAIA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship, which tips off its 81st tournament on March 14, 2018 at Municipal Auditorium. The NAIA’s Council of Presidents will vote on April 15-16 in Kansas City to merge the Division I and Division II programs into a single classification, as it was before the nation’s oldest national tournament split into two divisions in 1991-92.

NAIA Tournament

Newcomers share the spotlight in NAIA semifinals

In the NAIA men’s basketball tournament semifinals at Kansas City’s Municipal Auditorium, top-seeded LSU Alexandria (34-0) will face Life (Ga.) University (25-10) at 6 p.m. Monday, followed by William Penn (Iowa) University (33-3) vs. Texas Wesleyan (27-7) around 8 p.m. The championship game will be played at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Graceland wins NAIA Men's Championship with overtime buzzer-beater

Justin Harley’s three-pointer at the buzzer gave Graceland an 83-80 victory over LSU Alexandria for the NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament championship Tuesday night at Municipal Auditorium.
Madison Staley Jason Boatright