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2016 Conference/Association of Independent Institutions Tournaments

January 30, 2015

American Midwest Conference
March 2 - 7 | Hosted by higher seed
Two automatic berths to the national championship (regular-season champion and highest tournament finisher that is not the first AQ)
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Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.) (regular-season champion) qualifies for the 2016 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship
Columbia (Mo.) (tournament champion) qualifies for the 2016 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship

Wednesday, March 2
No. 1 Freed-Hardeman (25-6)
def. No. 8 Lindenwood-Belleville (13-17), 91-71
No. 2 Columbia (26-5) def. No. 7 Harris-Stowe State (14-17), 87-81
No. 3 Park (20-8) def. No. 6 Williams Baptist (15-11), 95-92 (OT)
No. 5 William Woods (19-12) def. No. 4 Missouri Baptist (19-12), 85-71

Friday, March 4
No. 5 William Woods (20-12)
def No. 1 Freed-Hardeman (25-7), 92-82
No. 2 Columbia (27-5) def. No. 3 Park (20-9), 86-81

Monday, March 7
No. 2 Columbia (28-5)
def. No. 5 William Woods (20-13), 77-74


Association of Independent Institutions
no conference tournament


Frontier Conference
March 1 - 7 | Hosted by higher seed
One automatic berth to the national championship (postseason tournament champion) 

Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) (tournament champion) qualifies for the 2016 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship

Tuesday, March 1
No. 6 Great Falls (13-16)
def. No. 3 Montana Western (19-12), 67-64
No. 4 Rocky Mountain (18-13) def. No. 5 Montana State-Northern (19-12), 78-66

Friday, March 4
No. 1 Lewis-Clark State (27-4)
def. No. 6 Great Falls (13-17), 76-68
No. 2 Carroll (21-8) def. No. 4 Rocky Mountain (18-14), 84-81

Monday, March 7
No. 1 Lewis-Clark State (28-4)
def. No. 2 Carroll (21-9), 79-70


Golden State Athletic Conference
March 4 - 8 | at Hope International University
One automatic berth to the national championship (postseason tournament champion) 
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Biola (Calif.) (tournament champion) qualifies for the 2016 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship

Friday, March 4
No. 6 Vanguard (19-10)
def. No. 3 William Jessup (18-10), 87-69
No. 5 Westmont (21-9) def. No. 4 Arizona Christian (22-8), 74-65

Saturday, March 5
No. 2 Hope International (26-5)
def. No. 6 Vanguard (19-11), 73-53
No. 1 Biola (28-3) def. No. 5 Westmont (21-10), 75-66 (OT)

Tuesday, March 8
No. 1 Biola (29-3)
def. No. 2 Hope International (26-6), 60-52 


Gulf Coast Athletic Conference
March 4 - 6 | Hosted by Dillard (La.), Xavier (La.) and Southern-New Orleans (La.) 
One automatic berth to the national championship (postseason tournament champion)
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Dillard (La.) (tournament champion) qualifies for the 2016 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship

Friday, March 4
No. 3 Philander Smith (14-15)
def No. 6 Edward Waters (12-17), 86-66
No. 4 Xavier (20-11) def. No. 5 Tougaloo (13-12), 94-92 (OT)
No. 2 Dillard (19-10) def. No. 7 Southern-New Orleans (7-17), 81-58

Saturday, March 5
No. 4 Xavier (21-11)
def. No. 1 Talladega (24-6), 75-67
No. 2 Dillard (20-10) def. No. 3 Philander Smith (14-16), 95-76

Sunday, March 6
No. 2 Dillard (21-10)
def. No. 4 Xavier (21-12), 84-71


Heart of America Athletic Conference
Feb. 29 - March 7 | Hosted by higher seed
Three berths to the national championship (conference tournament champion, regular-season champion and highest regular-season finisher that is not the first or second AQ. If the tournament champion and regular-season champion are the same then the the second place regular-season teams earns the second AQ)

MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.) (regular-season champion) qualifies for the 2016 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship
William Penn (Iowa) (tournament champion) qualifies for the 2016 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship

Monday, Feb. 29
No. 10 Grand View (15-15)
def. No. 7 Central Methodist (15-16), 89-81
No. 8 Missouri Valley (15-16) def. No. 9 Culver-Stockton (12-19), 79-58

Wednesday, March 2
No. 5 Graceland (17-14) def. No. 4 Avila (20-11), 94-83
No. 3 William Penn (25-6) def. No. 6 Benedictine (15-14), 83-70
No. 2 Peru State (22-9) def. No. 10 Grand View (15-16), 94-82
No. 1 MidAmerica Nazarene (24-7) def. No. 8 Missouri Valley (15-17), 94-75

Friday, March 4
No. 1 MidAmerica Nazarene (25-7) def. No. 5 Graceland (17-15), 81-69
No. 3 William Penn (26-6) def. No. 2 Peru State (22-10), 97-79

Monday, March 7
No. 3 William Penn (27-6) def. No. 1 MidAmerica Nazarene (25-8), 83-67


Mid-South Conference
March 3 - 6 | Frankfort Convention Center | Frankfort, Ky. 
One automatic berth to the national championship (postseason tournament champion) 
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Georgetown (Ky.) (tournament champion) qualifies for the 2016 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship

Thursday, March 3
No. 9 St. Catharine (8-22) def. No. 8 Cumberland (12-18), 69-63

Friday, March 4
No. 1 Georgetown (26-3) def. No. 9 St. Catharine (8-23), 78-62
No. 4 Campbellsville (22-9) def. No. 5 Shawnee State (15-15), 74-70
No. 7 Lindsey Wilson (17-13) def. No. 2 Pikeville (25-5), 72-71
No. 3 Cumberlands (21-10) def. No. 6 Life (16-15), 90-79 (2 OT)

Saturday, March 5
No. 1 Georgetown (27-3) def. No. 4 Campbellsville (22-10), 78-73
No. 3 Cumberlands (22-10) def. No. 7 Lindsey Wilson (17-14), 56-55

Sunday, March 6
No. 1 Georgetown (28-3) def. No. 3 Cumberlands (22-11), 79-69


Red River Athletic Conference
March 3 - 5 | LeTourneau University | Longview, Texas
Two automatic berths to the national championship (regular-season champion and highest tournament finisher that is not the first AQ)
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LSU Alexandria (La.) (regular-season champion) qualifies for the 2016 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship
Langston (Okla.) (tournament champion) qualifies for the 2016 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship

Thursday, March 3
No. 3 Our Lady of the Lake (20-7)
def. No. 6 Texas College (14-17), 54-50
No. 4 LSU Shreveport (18-12) def. No. 5 Wiley (16-12), 77-69

Friday, March 4
No. 2 Langston (24-6)
def. No. 3 Our Lady of the Lake (20-8), 71-65
No. 1 LSU Alexandria (28-2) def. No. 4 LSU Shreveport (18-13), 90-75

Saturday, March 5
No. 2 Langston (25-6)
def. No. 1 LSU Alexandria (28-3), 74-72 (OT)


Sooner Athletic Conference
March 2 - 5 | Hosted by Southwestern Assemblies of God (Texas) 
Two automatic berths to the national championship (regular-season champion and highest tournament finisher that is not the first AQ)
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Texas Wesleyan (regular-season champion) qualifies for the 2016 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship
Wayland Baptist (Texas) (tournament champion) qualifies for the 2016 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship

Wednesday, March 2
No. 8 John Brown (13-18)
def. No. 9 Saint Gregory's (10-17), 81-62
No. 7 SAGU (20-11) def. No. 10 Bacone (3-27), 73-65

Thursday, March 3
No. 5 Science & Arts (16-11)
def. No. 4 Southwestern Christian (15-14), 82-67
No. 1 Texas Wesleyan (24-6) def. No. 8 John Brown (13-19), 70-56
No. 2 Mid-America Christian (23-8) def. No. 7 SAGU (20-12), 86-81
No. 6 Wayland Baptist (19-11) def. No. 3 Oklahoma City (15-10), 75-71

Friday, March 4
No. 5 Science & Arts (17-11)
def. No. 1 Texas Wesleyan (24-7), 75-73
No. 6 Wayland Baptist (20-11) def. No. 2 Mid-America Christian (23-9), 92-87

Saturday, March 5
No. 6 Wayland Baptist (21-11)
def. No. 5 Science & Arts (17-12), 92-85


Southern States Athletic Conference
March 2 - 5 | Crampton Bowl Multiplex | Montogmery Ala. 
Two automatic berths to the national championship (regular-season champion and highest tournament finisher that is not the first AQ)
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William Carey (Miss.) (regular-season champion) qualifies for the 2016 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship
Faulkner (Ala.) (tournament champion) qualifies for the 2016 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship

Wednesday, March 2
No. 10 Coastal Georgia (11-20)
def. No. 7 Bethel (18-12), 74-69
No. 8 Loyola (16-12) def. No. 9 Mobile (15-16), 70-53

Thursday, March 3
No. 2 Middle Georgia State (15-10)
def. No. 10 Coastal Georgia (11-21), 97-74
No. 8 Loyola (17-12) def. No. 1 William Carey (20-11), 80-78
No. 6 Auburn Montgomery (17-12) def. No. 3 Dalton State (19-11), 73-66
No. 5 Faulkner (18-13) def. No. 4 Martin Methodist (18-12), 80-69

Friday, March 4
No. 2 Middle Georgia State (16-10)
def. No. 6 Auburn Montgomery (17-13), 76-66
No. 5 Faulkner (19-13) def. No. 8 Loyola (17-13), 74-69

Saturday, March 5
No. 5 Faulkner (20-13)
def. No. 2 Middle Georgia State (16-11), 78-64



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