Oak Hills Christian To Host NIAC Basketball Tournament
The 2013-14 regular season in the NIAC has been played with each school playing a 10-game conference schedule. Now all six men’s basketball teams will meet in Bemidji this week for the first NIAC post-season conference tournament. Oak Hills Christian College is the host institution.
Leech Lake Tribal College (8-2) were crowned regular season champs after a tight season-long chase. The Lakers receive a bye into the tournament semifinals. AFLBS and Trinity Bible College tied for second place, each finishing at 7-3 in conference play. AFLBS are the second-seed in the tournament and also receives a first round bye.
Trinity Bible College will play the six-seeded Red Lake Nation College in a quarterfinal on Thursday. Host school Oak Hills Christian College, the fifth-seed, will play fourth-seeded Turtle Mountain Community College in the final Thursday game. All games will be played at the OHCC gymnasium.
Tournament bracket can be found here.
4 PM: Trinity Bible vs Red Lake Nation
8 PM: Turtle Mountain vs Oak Hills Christian
noon: 5th Place game
4:00 PM: AFLBS vs Trinity Bible/Red Lake Nation winner
8:00 PM: Leech Lake Tribal vs Turtle Mountain/Oak Hills Christian winner
noon: 3rd Place game
4:00 PM: Championship game
All games will stream live here.
There were a pair of NIAC matchups on Tuesday, January 22:
- Trinity Bible 83, Turtle Mountain 75
- Leech Lake Tribal 102, Oak Hill Christian 74 – gamesheet
- Trinity Bible 92, Turtle Mountain 61
- Leech Lake Tribal at Oak Hill Christian