Lady Mustangs, Mighty Mikinocks capture titles

NIAC Women’s Basketball Championship game

Sisseton Wahpeton College 73, Trinity Bible College 61

Lady Mustangs upset the top seeded Lions in the championship game

NIAC Men’s Basketball Championship game

Turtle Mountain Community College 95, Trinity Bible College 80

NIAC teams place at ACCA Tournament

Three member teams traveled to Joplin this week for the Association of Christian College Athletics Basketball Tournament. Both men and women squads from Free Lutheran Bible, Oak Hills Christian and Trinity Bible competed against other top teams of the ACCA.

FLBC men

L, 102-84 vs Trinity Bible

L, vs Carolina Christian

7th PLACE: L, vs Spurgeon

FLBC women

L, 57-44 vs Trinity Bible

9th PLACE: W, 45-41 vs Oak Hills Christian

Oak Hills men

L, 109-73 vs Dallas Christian

W, 84-61 vs Spurgeon

9th PLACE: L, 69-60 vs Carolina Christian

Oak Hills women

L, vs Carolina Christian

L, 45-41 vs Free Lutheran Bible

Trinity Bible men

W, 102-84 vs Free Lutheran Bible

W, 88-79 vs Kansas Christian

L, 86-65 vs University of LA College of Divinity

3rd PLACE: L, 88-85 vs Arlington Baptist

Trinity Bible women

W, 57-44 vs Free Lutheran Bible

L, 94-54 vs Champion Christian

L, 69-63 vs Kansas Chrstian

7th PLACE: L, 87-75 vs Ozark Christian

NIAC season delayed until January

Northern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference has made the decision to delay our upcoming basketball season due to COVID-19. Regular season games will now begin January 8, 2021.

Dates for the 2021 NIAC men’s and women’s conference tournament will be March 19-21. Tournament host will be announced in the coming weeks.


RRCrebelsNIAC member school Red River College previously announced their intention to suspend all varsity athletics – including men’s and women’s basketball – for the entire 2020-21 academic year.

ACCA All Americans Named

The Association of Christian College Athletics named their All-Americans today. Several NIAC players were honored.

ACCA Men – First Team

  • Aaron Arneson, Fosston (MN) – AFLBS
  • Aaron Stemen, LaMoure (ND) – Trinity Bible Collegestemen

ACCA Men – Second Team

  • Stephen Moan, Corcoran (MN) – AFLBS
  • Jamal Williams, Powder Springs (GA) – Trinity Bible College

ACCA Women – First Team

  • Jaylen Newman, Velva (ND) – Trinity Bible College
  • Bekah Peterson, Valley City (ND) – AFLBS

ACCA Women – Second Team

Full press release can be found here

Four NIAC Men Named ACCA All-American

Following the national championship tournament of the Association of Christian College Athletics (ACCA) four NIAC players were named All-American:ACCA

First Team

Guard Aaron Stemen, Jr. – Trinity Bible – LaMoure, ND

Second Team

Guard Friscoe Erdahl, Jr. – Trinity Bible – Ten Sleep, WY

Forward Travis Haugen, So. – AFLBS – Pelican Rapids, MN

Forward Chris Papillon, Soph. – AFLBS – Big Rock, IL