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2017 Conference/Association of Independent Institutions Tournaments

August 12, 2016
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American Midwest Conference
March 2 - 7 | Campus Sites
Tournament Page | Two automatic berths to the national championship

Tuesday, March 7 - Championship
No. 6 Harris-Stowe State (Mo.) def. No. 5 Williams Woods (Mo.), 80-56

Columbia (Mo.) (regular-season champion) automatically qualifies for the 2017 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship
Harris-Stowe State (Mo.) (tournament champion) automatically qualifies for the 2017 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship

Regular-season champion and tournament champion automatically qualify for the 2017 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship. If regular-season champion and tournament champion are the same team, then the tournament runner-up will receive auto berth.


Association of Independent Institutions
No conference tournament


Frontier Conference
March 1 - 7 | Campus Sites
Tournament Page | One automatic berth to the national championship

Tuesday, March 7 - Championship
No. 1 Carroll (Mont.) def. No. 3 Lewis-Clark State (Idaho), 93-75

Carroll (Mont.) (tournament champion) automatically qualifies for the 2017 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship
Tournament champion automatically qualifies for the 2017 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship


Golden State Athletic Conference
March 3 - 7 | 1st 2 rounds hosted by Westmont College; Championship at Hope International Univ.
Tournament page | One automatic berth to the national championship

Tuesday, March 7 - Championship
No. 3 The Master's (Calif.) def. No. 1 Hope International (Calif.), 79-74 (2 OT)

The Master's (Calif.) (tournament champion) automatically qualifies for the 2017 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship
Tournament champion automatically qualifies for the 2017 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship


Gulf Coast Athletic Conference
March 3 - 5 | New Orleans, La. 
Tournament Page | One automatic berth to the national championship

Sunday, March 5 - Championship
No. 1 Dillard (La.) def. No. 2 Philander Smith (Ark.), 86-65

Dillard (La.) (tournament champion) automatically qualifies for the 2017 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship
Tournament champion automatically qualifies for the 2017 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship


Heart of America Athletic Conference
February 28 - March 7 | Campus Sites
Tournament Page | Three automatic berths to the national championship

Tuesday, March 7 - Championship
No. 1 William Penn (Iowa) def. No. 3 Mount Mercy (Iowa), 112-100

Grand View (Iowa) (regular-season runner-up) automatically qualifies for the 2017 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship
William Penn (Iowa) (regular-season champion) automatically qualifies for the 2017 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship

Regular-season champion, tournament champion and host berth automatically qualify for the 2017 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship. If regular-season champion and tournament champion are the same team, then the regular-season runner-up (2nd place team) will receive auto berth.


Mid-South Conference
March 3 - 5 | Frankfort, Ky.
Tournament Bracket | One automatic berth to the national championship

Sunday, March 5 - Championship
No. 1 Life (Ga.) def. No. 3 Pikeville (Ky.), 78-63

Life (Ga.) (tournament champion) automatically qualifies for the 2017 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship
Tournament champion automatically qualifies for the 2017 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship


Red River Athletic Conference
March 2 - 4 | Alexandria, La. 
Tournament Page | Two automatic berths to the national championship

Saturday, March 4 - Championship
No. 1 LSU Alexandria (La.) def. Langston (Okla.), 90-87

LSU Alexandria (La.) (regular-season champion) automatically qualifies for the 2017 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship
Langston (Okla.) (tournament runner-up) automatically qualifies for the 2017 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship

Regular-season champion and tournament champion automatically qualify for the 2017 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship. If regular-season champion and tournament champion are the same team, then the tournament runner-up will receive auto berth.


Sooner Athletic Conference
February 28 - March 4 | Campus Sites and Abe Lemons Arena - Oklahoma City, Okla. 
Tournament Page | Two automatic berths to the national championship

Saturday, March 4 - Championship
No. 4 Science & Arts (Okla.) def. No. 3 Oklahoma City, 93-90 

Texas Wesleyan (regular-season champion) automatically qualifies for the 2017 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship
Science & Arts (Okla.) (tournament champion) automatically qualifies for the 2017 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship

Regular-season champion and tournament champion automatically qualify for the 2017 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship. If regular-season champion and tournament champion are the same team, then the tournament runner-up will receive auto berth.


Southern States Athletic Conference
March 1 - 4 | Multiplex at the Cramton Bowl - Montgomery, Ala. 
Tournament Page | Two automatic berths to the national championship

Saturday, March 4 - Championship
No. 2 Dalton State (Ga.) def. No. 1 William Carey (Miss.), 90-80

William Carey (Miss.) (regular-season champion) automatically qualifies for the 2017 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship
Dalton State (Ga.) (tournament champion) automatically qualifies for the 2017 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship

Regular-season champion and tournament champion automatically qualify for the 2017 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship. If regular-season champion and tournament champion are the same team, then the tournament runner-up will receive auto berth.



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