NIAC Expansion Continues with NHSC

The Northern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (NIAC) is pleased to announce the addition of Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College (New Town, ND) as its 11th active member, beginning with the 2019-20 academic year.

“We are very much looking forward to the addition of NHSC as a NIAC member and feel their inclusion will further strengthen what’s become a very competitive conference,” said Dan Hovestol, NIAC President. “Additionally, we’re aggressively pursuing further expansion as it relates to future NIAC sport and sanctioned tournament options. With 11 colleges, the opportunity to serve our athletes with additional sport offerings becomes more likely in the future.  We’re not only encouraged by the continued addition of NIAC member institutions but also with recent developments of a more intentional relationship with the Manitoba Colleges Athletic Conference (MCAC).  Future partnership with the MCAC can potentially expand our athletic opportunities beyond just basketball which I believe is a win-win for all involved.”

The upcoming NIAC postseason basketball tournament will be held February 15-17, 2019 on the Sisseton Wahpeton College campus. Existing members of the NIAC are: Association Free Lutheran Bible School (Plymouth, Minnesota), Canadian Mennonite University (Winnipeg, Manitoba), Cankdeska Cikana Community College (Fort Totten, North Dakota), Leech Lake Tribal College (Cass Lake, Minnesota), Oak Hills Christian College (Bemidji, Minnesota), Providence University College (Otterburne, Manitoba), Red River College (Winnipeg, Manitoba), Sisseton Wahpeton College (Agency Village, SD), Trinity Bible College (Ellendale, North Dakota) and Turtle Mountain Community College (Belcourt, North Dakota).

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2018 NIAC Tournament Matchups Set

Thursday, February 15

9:00 am –  WOMEN: RRC (61) vs PUC (52)

10:45 am – MEN: OHCC (90) vs PUC (95)

12:30 pm – WOMEN: CMU (81) vs TMCC (55)

2:15 pm – MEN: RRC (72) vs CMU (73)

4:00 pm – WOMEN: TBC (63) vs LLTC (53)

5:45 pm – MEN: LLTC (77) vs TMCC (53)

7:30 pm – WOMEN: SWC (106) vs CCCC (34)

9:15 pm – MEN: SWC (93) vs TBC (94)

Friday, February 16

2:00 pm – WOMEN: Canadian Mennonite (69) vs Trinity Bible (53)

4:00 pm – MEN: Canadian Mennonite (83) vs Leech Lake Tribal (86)

6:00 pm – WOMEN: Red River (57) vs Sisseton Wahpeton (74)

8:00 pm – MEN: Providence (92) vs Trinity Bible (85) – OT

Saturday, February 17

1:00 pm – WOMEN: Championship – Canadian Mennonite (86) vs Sisseton Wahpeton (88) – OT

3:00 pm – MEN: Championship – Leech Lake Tribal (95) vs Providence (81)

All games played on the campus of Cankdeska Cikana Community College in Fort Totten, North Dakota. Watch live on YouTube

NIAC Schedule Released

With a full slate of conference action set for the 2016-17 regular season, the Northern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (NIAC) released its official schedule today. All seven participating NIAC colleges will have both men’s and women’s programs this year. The full schedule can be viewed at: https://niacsports.wordpress.com/schedule/  Additionally, the NIAC Conference Tournament will be held on February 16-18, 2017 in Bemidji, MN. Oak Hills Christian College will be hosting this year’s tournament. Tournament information can be obtained at:   http://www.oakhills.edu/athletics/niac-tournament

NIAC Members At ACCA National Tourney

ACCA

NIAC teams from AFLBS (men and women) and Trinity Bible College (men) are competing in the ACCA National Tournament this week. The tournament is being played in Joplin, Missouri.

Wednesday

5:00 PM: AFLBS women vs Arlington Baptist College

6:45 PM: Trinity Bible College vs Welch College

8:30 PM: AFLBS men vs Providence

Thursday

2:15 PM: Trinity Bible College vs Arlington Baptist College

5:45 PM: AFLBS women vs Ozark Christian College

7:00 PM: AFLBS men vs Hillsdale Baptist College

Friday

4:45 PM: Trinity Bible College vs Ozark Christian College

8:15 PM: AFLBS men vs Rhema Bible College

Saturday

10:30 AM: 7th Place Game- AFLBS men vs Trinity Bible College

noon: 5th Place Game- AFLBS women vs Welch College

Updated on 3/5/2016

ACCA National Tournament

Two NIAC men’s teams will compete in the upcoming Association of Christian College Athletics National Tournament March 2-5 in Joplin, Missouri. Arlington Baptist are the two-time defending national champions.

The ACCA has 16 member schools – 12 which will compete in the tournament.

ACCA seeding:

  1. Hillsdale Free Will Bible College (15-10)
  2. Arlington Baptist College (12-11)
  3. Dallas Christian College
  4. Crossroads College (14-13)
  5. Rhema Bible Training College (15-9)
  6. Ozark Christian College
  7. Welch College
  8. Providence University College (13-8)
  9. AFLBS (10-15)
  10. Trinity Bible College (10-18)
  11. Champion College
  12. Emmaus Bible College (6-24)