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MBB National Tournament

3.7.12 | Men's Basketball

Baker to face No. 7 Our Lady of the Lake (Texas)Baker vs Our Lady of the Lake

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – For the first time since 1941, Baker University is back in the Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball National Championship.

Baker will face seven-seeded Our Lady of the Lake (Texas) on Mar. 14 at 6:15 p.m., at Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Mo.  View the full bracket here.

A full game preview will be available soon. View ticket information here.

Format: 32 Teams - 31 Games - 1 National Champion (Single elimination tournament) (17 Conference/Independent Qualifiers - 1 Possible Host Berth - 14-15 At-Large Berths)

Game Times (all times Central)

*Single Session Tickets include all four games

Click to watch all games live online!

First Round

First Round

Wednesday, March 14

Session 1:

9:00 a.m.
10:45 a.m.
12:30 p.m.
2:15 p.m.

Session 2:
4:30 p.m.
6:15 p.m.
8:45 p.m.
10:30 p.m.

Thursday, March 15

Session 3:

9:00 a.m.
10:45 a.m.
12:30 p.m.
2:15 p.m.

Session 4:
4:30 p.m.
6:15 p.m.
8:00 p.m.
9:45 p.m.

Second Round

Quarterfinals

Friday, March 16

Session 5:

9:00 a.m.
10:45 a.m.
12:30 p.m.
2:15 p.m.

Session 6:
4:30 p.m.
6:15 p.m.
8:00 p.m.
9:45 p.m.

Saturday, March 17

Session 7:

2:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m.
8:00 p.m.

Semifinals

Championship

Monday, March 19

Session 8:

6:00 p.m.
8:00 p.m.

Tuesday, March 20

Session 9:

7:00 p.m. (Tenative)  Live nationwide on CBS College Sports

 

Historical

  • Founded in 1937 by Dr. James Naismith, Emil Liston and Frank Cramer
  • First NAIA (or NAIB at the time) National Champion: Central Missouri State Teacher’s College (University of Central Missouri today)
  • Most consecutive National Championships: 3 (Tennessee A&I in 1957, 1958 and 1959 AND Kentucky State in 1970, 1971 and 1972)
  • Most National Championships: 6 (Oklahoma City in 1991, 1992, 1994, 1996, 2007 and 2008)
  • Most individual points in a game:  60 (Travis Grant, Kentucky State vs. Minot State, 1972)
  • Most individual points in a tournament: 213 (Travis Grant, Kentucky State, 1972)
  • Most individual points in a career: 518 (Travis Grant, Kentucky State, 1970-72)
  • Highest tournament scoring average: 42.6 (Travis Grant, Kentucky State, 1972)


2011 Tournament

  • Overtime Victory: Pikeville (Ky.) over Mountain State (W. Va.) 83-76
  • Tournament MVP: Trevor Setty, Pikeville College (Ky.)
  • 2010-2011 NABC-NAIA Coach of the Year: Kelly Wells, Pikeville College (Ky.)
  • 2010-2011 NAIA National Player of the Year: Justin Johnson, Concordia University (Calif.)
  • Dr. James Naismith – Emil Liston Sportsmanship Award: Pikeville College (Ky.)
  • Frank Cramer Award: Dal Hindley, NAIA Sixth Man
  • Charles Krigel Award: Kelly Wells, Pikeville College (Ky.)
  • Charles Stevenson Hustle Award: David Nyarsuk, Mountain State (W. Va.)
  • Chuck Walden Memorial Award: The Aladdin Hotel, Pikeville College (Ky.)

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