• Friday, Mar 13
    Union vs 75
    Embry-Riddle 89
  • Thursday, Mar 12
    Milligan vs 55
    Dakota Wesleyan University 98
    NAIA Division II Men's Basketball Championship
  • Wednesday, Mar 11
    University of Northwestern Ohio vs 58
    Union 64
  • Saturday, Feb 28
    Milligan vs 63
    Union 84
  • Friday, Feb 27
    Reinhardt vs 70
    Union 86
  • Friday, Feb 27
    Tennessee Wesleyan at 64
    Milligan 79
  • Thursday, Feb 26
    Montreat at 61
    Union 95
  • Thursday, Feb 26
    Bryan at 73
    Reinhardt 82
    AAC Tournament in Kingsport, Tenn.
  • Thursday, Feb 26
    Bluefield vs 52
    Milligan 63
    AAC Tournament in Kingsport, Tenn.
  • Thursday, Feb 26
    Tennessee Wesleyan vs 67
    Truett-McConnell 63
    AAC Tournament in Kingsport, Tenn.
  • Wednesday, Feb 25
    St. Andrews vs 68
    Montreat 75
    AAC Tournament in Kingsport, Tenn.
  • Wednesday, Feb 25
    Point at (2OT) 85
    Bluefield 87
    AAC Tournament in Kingsport, Tenn.
  • Sunday, Feb 22
    Bryan at 74
    Truett-McConnell 68
  • Sunday, Feb 22
    Reinhardt at 78
    Union 94
  • Saturday, Feb 21
    Point at 53
    Tennessee Wesleyan 87
  • Saturday, Feb 21
    Montreat at 59
    Milligan 91
  • Thursday, Feb 19
    Union at 91
    Bryan 63
  • Thursday, Feb 19
    Milligan at 62
    Bluefield 87
  • Wednesday, Feb 18
    St. Andrews at 74
    Montreat 61
  • Wednesday, Feb 18
    Truett-McConnell at 92
    Reinhardt 91
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Men's Basketball - Wed, Feb. 29, 2012

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - (Bracket) The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has officially released the bracket for the 21st Annual Division II Men's Basketball National Championship. The 32-team, single elimination format will take place from March 7 - 13 in Point Lookout, Mo., on the campus of College of the Ozarks.

The tournament kicks off at 8:30 a.m. CST on the first three days, with eight games scheduled. March 10 sees quarterfinal action beginning at 1 p.m. and the semifinals are set for March 12 at 6 and 8 p.m. The Championship final, which will be televised live on CBS Sports Network, will be tipped at 6 p.m. on March 13.

NeuLion is the NAIA's Digital Media Partner and official video-streaming company of 10 select NAIA National Championship events. The first 30 matches from Point Lookout, Mo., will be available via live video stream for $29.95 and any single day can be purchased for $9.95. Also, one can purchase the all-tournament package of all four basketball tournaments for $49.95. For more information and to pre-register, click here.

No. 9 Northwestern (Iowa) will face Tennessee Wesleyan in the events first contest at 8:30 a.m. on March 7. Northwestern is tied for the all-time National Championship wins record of 28 with No. 2 Oregon Tech.

Defending national champion Cornerstone (Mich.) is one of 16 unseeded programs and takes on No. 8 Northwest (Wash.) on Wednesday at 10:15 a.m. The Golden Eagles won their second overall title (1999) last year and became the first No. 3 seed to win it all since 1996.

No. 1-ranked in the Coaches' Poll, Northwood (Fla.) earns the top seed for the first time in school history. The Seahawks are looking to become the sixth different program since 1992 to win the title as the No. 1 seed. Northwood is tied with No. 5 McPherson (Kan.) for the most wins on the season (30). The champions out of The Sun Conference will do battle against the host school, College of the Ozarks, on Wednesday at 8 p.m.

Ozarks is making its tournament-record 16th trip to the event. The Bobcats are one of five qualifiers to be playing it their 10th-or-more event.

Rookies Cal Maritime and Lourdes (Ohio) will compete against top-five seeds. The Keelhaulers will play No. 4 Dordt (Iowa) on Wednesday at 1:45 p.m. In just its second year of varsity existence, Lourdes faces No. 2 Oregon Tech on Thursday at Noon.

Three conferences landed four programs in the championship field, which is the most among any conference or independent. The Cascade Collegiate Conference, Mid-Central College Conference and Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference all send a quartet to Point Lookout.