What: NAIA DII Men's Basketball national championship tournament 1st round
Site: College of the Ozarks (Keeter Gymnasium) Point Lookout, Missouri
Date: Thursday, March 13, 2014
Time: 1:00 PM EST
Opponent: Northwest Christian University (OR)
Mascot: The Beacons
Coverage: cornerstone.edu/tournament-central, @CornerstoneMBB, naia.org
Scouting the Beacons
Spencer Coleman: Senior forward, 6'7", 200 -- 17.4 PPG
Coleton Baker: Senior guard, 6'3", 200 -- 17.1 PPG
Austin Kuemper: Sophomore forward, 6'9", 235 -- 16.2 PPG
Northwest Christian finished the season with an overall record of 18-13 and 10-8 in the Cascade Collegiate Conference.
Three teams from Cascade Collegiate Conference made the NAIA tournament - No. 2 College of Idaho, Concordia, and Northwest Christian. NCU qualified for the national tournament by making the CCC finals against No. 2 College of Idaho, losing 83-59 to the Yotes.
NCU averages 73.4 PPG while giving up an average of 70.8 PPG compared to the Golden Eagles who averaged 83.3 PPG while holding teams to 66.9 PPG.
A Look Back
Cornerstone finished the season ranked 4th in NAIA DII Men's Basketball while grabbing the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference regular and tournament crowns. The Golden Eagles are 26-9 overall during 11 appearances in the national tournament highlighted by two national championships ('99, '11) under head coach Kim Elders.
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