• Yesterday
    Union at 94
    Tennessee Wesleyan 87
  • Wednesday, Feb 10
    Johnson Bible at 82
    Milligan 101
  • Wednesday, Feb 10
    Point at 82
    Bryan 73
  • Wednesday, Feb 10
    Bluefield at 76
    Montreat 73
  • Wednesday, Feb 10
    St. Andrews at (2OT) 113
    Truett-McConnell 120
  • Monday, Feb 8
    Point at 87
    Union 97
  • Monday, Feb 8
    Truett-McConnell at 77
    Bryan 90
  • Monday, Feb 8
    Truett-McConnell at 77
    Bryan 90
  • Monday, Feb 8
    Tennessee Wesleyan at 87
    Milligan 64
  • Monday, Feb 8
    Middle Georgia State College at 92
    Reinhardt 80
  • Saturday, Feb 6
    Bryan at 87
    St. Andrews 60
  • Saturday, Feb 6
    Point at 88
    Hiwassee College 76
  • Saturday, Feb 6
    Reinhardt at 104
    Montreat 98
  • Saturday, Feb 6
    Truett-McConnell at 62
    Bluefield 101
  • Saturday, Feb 6
    Milligan at 85
    Union 101
  • Wednesday, Feb 3
    Point at 79
    Tennessee Wesleyan 90
  • Wednesday, Feb 3
    St. Andrews at (2OT) 103
    Reinhardt 108
  • Wednesday, Feb 3
    Bluefield at 57
    Milligan 63
  • Wednesday, Feb 3
    Montreat at 67
    Truett-McConnell 88
  • Tuesday, Feb 2
    St. Catharine College at 80
    Union 108
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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.