2016 Conference/Association of Independent Institutions Tournaments

2016 Conference/Association of Independent Institutions Tournaments

Appalachian Athletic Conference
Feb. 24 - 27 | Meadowview Convention Center | Kingsport, Tenn.
Tournament Page | Two automatic berths to the national championship

Milligan (Tenn.) earns automatic berth (regular-season champion) to NAIA Division II Women's Basketball National Championship (March 9-15)

Tennnessee Wesleyan earns automatic berth (tournament champion) to NAIA Division II Women's Basketball National Championship (March 9-15)

Wednesday, Feb. 24 - First Round
Game 3: No. 9 Montreat (12-17, 7-13) def. No. 8 Truett-McConnell (Tenn.) (14-16, 7-13), 67-63
Game 4: No. 10 Columbia (S.C.) (7-22, 4-16) def. No. 7 Reinhardt (Ga.) (13-19, 9-11), 73-72
Game 5: No. 11 St. Andrews (N.C.) (3-24, 0-20) def. No. 6 Union (Ky.) (15-14, 10-10), 67-64

Thursday, Feb. 25 - Quarterfinals
Game 8: No. 9 Montreat (N.C.) (13-17, 7-13) def. No. 1 Milligan (Tenn.) (23-7, 17-3), 82-75
Game 9: No. 5 Bluefield (Va.) (19-11, 12-8) def. No. 4 Point (Ga.) (21-9, 13-7), 46-44 
Game 12: No. 2 Bryan (Tenn.) (26-4, 17-3) def. Columbia (S.C.) (7-23, 4-16), 74-50
Game 13: No. 3 Tennessee Wesleyan (15-9, 14-6) vs. No. 11 St. Andrews (N.C.) (3-25, 0-20), 61-58 

Friday, Feb. 26 - Semifinals
Game 16: No. 9 Montreat (N.C.) (14-17, 7-13) def. No. 5 Bluefield (Va.) (19-12, 12-8), 86-72
Game 17: No. 3 Tennessee Wesleyan (16-9, 14-6) def. No. 2 Bryan (Tenn.) (26-5, 17-3), 71-44 

Saturday, Feb. 27 (Championship Game)
G
ame 19: Tennessee Wesleyan (17-9, 14-6) def. No. 9 Montreat (N.C.) (14-18, 7-13), 72-58


Association of Independent Institutions
Feb. 26 - 28 | Mt. Mercy (Iowa) | Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Tournament Page | Three automatic berth to the national championship

Haskell (Kan.) earns automatic berth (tournament champion) to NAIA Division II Women's Basketball National Championship (March 9-15)

College of the Ozarks (Mo.) earns automatic berth (tournament runner-up) to NAIA Division II Women's Basketball National Championship (March 9-15)

Clarke (Iowa) earns automatic berth (third-place finisher) to the NAIA Division II Women's Basketball National Championship (March 9-15)

Friday, Feb. 26
No. 3 Haskell (Kan.) (21-6, 6-3) def. No. 6 Northern New Mexico (11-20, 6-3), 83-64
No. 1 College of the Ozarks (Mo.) (26-3, 7-0) def. No. 8 Washington Adventist (Md.) (11-14), 69-45
No. 2 Indiana Northwest (22-8, 9-1) def. No. 7 Johnson & Wales (Colo.) (13-18, 4-5), 71-62
No. 5 Clarke (Iowa) (18-11,1-2) def. No. 4 Mount Mercy (Iowa) (16-14, 9-1), 78-58

Saturday, Feb. 27
No. 3 Haskell (Kan.) (22-6, 6-3) def. No. 2 Indiana Northwest (22-9, 9-1), 83-81
No. 1 College of the Ozarks (Mo.) (27-3, 7-0) def. No. 5 Clarke (Iowa) (18-12, 1-2), 89-71

Sunday, Feb. 28 (Championship Game)
No. 3 Haskell (Kan.) (23-6, 6-3) def. No. 1 College of the Ozarks (Mo.) (27-3, 9-0), 80-75

Monday, Feb. 29 (Third-Place Game)
No. 5 Clarke (Iowa) (19-12, 1-2)
def. No. 2 Indiana Northwest (22-10, 9-1), 95-71


California Pacific Conference
Feb. 27-29 | California Maritime | Vallejo, Calif.
Tournament Page | One automatic berth to the national championship

UC Merced (Calif.) earns automatic berth (tournament champion) to NAIA Division II Women's Basketball National Championship (March 9-15)

Sunday, Feb. 28
No. 1 UC Merced (Calif.) (10-14, 8-0) def. No. 4 La Sierra (Calif.) (6-19, 2-6), 61-50
No. 2 Cal Maritime (Calif.) (8-19, 5-3) def. No. 3 Simpson (Calif.) (10-16, 5-3), 53-50 

Tuesday, March 1 (Championship Game)
No. 1 UC Merced (11-14, 8-0) def. No. 2 Cal Maritime (8-20, 5-3), 76-56


Cascade Collegiate Conference
Feb. 23 - Feb. 29 | Higher Seed Hosts
Tournament Page | Two automatic berths to the national championship

Southern Oregon earns automatic berth (regular-season champion) to NAIA Division II Women's Basketball National Championship (March 9-15)

Oregon Tech earns automatic berth (tournament No. 2 seed) to NAIA Division II Women's Basketball National Championship (March 9-15)

Tuesday, Feb. 23
No. 1 Southern Oregon (27-1, 19-1) def. No. 8 College of Idaho (9-18, 8-12), 87-50
No. 2 Oregon Tech (24-7 ,16-4) def. No. 7 Warner Pacific (Ore.) (14-14, 9-12), 70-47
No. 3 Eastern Oregon (21-9, 16-4) def. No. 6 Northwest (Wash.) (15-16, 10-10), 74-59
No. 4 Northwest Christian (Ore.) (19-11, 13-7) def. No. 5 Corban (Ore.) (17-14, 13-7), 68-56

Friday, Feb. 26
Semifinals | Higher Seed Hosts
No. 1 Southern Oregon (28-1, 19-1) def. No. 4 Northwest Christian (19-12, 13-7), 92-62
No. 2 Oregon Tech (25-7, 16-4) vs. def. 3 Eastern Oregon (21-10, 16-4), 51-43

Monday, Feb. 29
Finals | Higher Seed Hosts
No. 1 Southern Oregon (29-1, 19-1) def. No. 2 Oregon Tech (25-8, 16-4), 85-63


Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference
Feb. 23 - 29 | First & Second Round at Higher Seed; Semifinal & Final at Highest Remaining Seed
Tournament Page | Two automatic berths to the national championship

St. Francis (Ill.) earns automatic berth (regular-season champion) to NAIA Division II Women's Basketball National Championship (March 9-15)

Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) earns automatic berth (tournament champion) to NAIA Division II Women's Basketball National Championship (March 9-15)

Tuesday, Feb. 23 - Quarterfinals
No. 1 St. Francis (Ill.) (28-3, 17-2) def. No. 8 Roosevelt (Ill.) (15-16, 7-12), 90-45 
No. 5 St. Ambrose (Iowa) (21-8, 14-5) def. No. 4 Cardianl Stritch (24-6, 15-4), 59-49
No. 2 Saint Xavier (Ill.) (29-2, 17-2) def. No. 7 Indiana-South Bend (Ind.) (14-17, 8-11), 56-39
No. 3 Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) (25-5, 16-3) def. No. 6 Purdue Calumet (Ind.) (22-8. 13-6), 117-104

Friday, Feb. 26 - Semifinals
No. 5 St. Ambrose (Iowa) (22-8, 14-5) def. No. 1 St. Francis (Ill.) (28-4, 17-2), 79-69
No. 3 Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) (26-5, 16-3) def. No. 2 Saint Xavier (29-3, 17-2), 102-94

Monday, Feb. 29 (Championship Game)
No. 3 Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) (27-5, 16-3) def. No. 5 St. Ambrose (Iowa) (22-9, 14-5), 124-100


Crossroads League
Feb. 23 - Feb. 29 | Higher Seed Hosts
Tournament Page | Two automatic berths to the national championship

Marian (Ind.) earns automatic berth (regular-season champion) to NAIA Division II Women's Basketball National Championship (March 9-15)

Indiana Wesleyan earns automatic berth (tournament champion) to NAIA Division II Women's Basketball National Championship (March 9-15)

Tuesday, Feb. 23 - Quarterfinals
No. 1 Marian (Ind.) (26-5, 16-2) def. No. 8 Taylor (Ind.) (16-15, 7-11), 72-56
No. 2 Goshen (Ind.) (24-3, 15-3) def. No. 7 Huntington (Ind.) (17-15, 7-11), 85-69
No. 3 Indiana Wesleyan (24-7, 12-6) def. No. 6 Bethel (Ind.) (12-19, 7-11), 62-49
No. 5 Spring Arbor (Mich.) (17-14, 8-10) def. No. 4 Saint Francis (Ind.) (15-13, 11-7), 62-54

Friday, Feb. 26 - Semifinals
No. 1 Marian (27-5, 16-2)
def. No. 5 Spring Arbor (Mich.) (17-15, 8-10), 78-50
No. 3 Indiana Welseyan (25-7, 12-6) def. No. 2 Goshen (Ind.) (24-3, 15-3), 61-59

Monday, February 29 (Championship Game)
No. 3 Indiana Welseyan (26-7, 12-6)
def. No. 1 Marian (Ind.) (27-6, 16-2), 68-64


Great Plains Athletic Conference
Feb. 24 - March 1 | Higher Seed Hosts
Tournament Page | Two automatic berths to the national championship

Morningside (Iowa) (regular-season champion) and Dakota Wesleyan (S.D.) earns automatic berth to the NAIA Division II Women's Basketball National Championship (March 9-15)

Wednesday, Feb. 24 - Quarterfinals
No. 1 Morningside (Iowa) (29-2, 20-2) def. No. 8 Saint Mary (Neb.) (16-14, 10-12), 82-72
No. 4 Briar Cliff (Iowa) (22-8, 14-8) def. No. 5 Concordia (Neb.) (22-9, 14-8), 76-69
No. 3 Dakota Wesleyan (S.D.) (24-7, 15-7) def. No. 6 Hastings (Neb.) (19-11, 13-9), 75-67
No. 2 Mount Marty (S.D.) (22-9, 15-7) def. No. 7 Northwestern (Iowa) (15-14, 10-12), 75-67

Saturday, Feb. 27 - Semifinals
No. 1 Morningside (Iowa) (30-2, 20-2)
def. No. 4 Briar Cliff (Iowa) (22-9, 14-8), 97-68
No. 3 Dakota Wesleyan (S.D.) (25-7, 15-7) def. No. 2 Mount Marty (S.D.) (22-10, 15-7), 82-78

Tuesday, March 1 (Championship Game)
No. 1 Morningside (31-2, 20-2)
def. No. 3 Dakota Wesleyan (25-8, 15-7), 80-59


Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference
Feb. 24 - Feb. 29 | Higher Seed Hosts Quarterfinals & Semifinals; Championship at Hartman Arena | Park City, Kan.
Tournament Page | Two automatic berths to the national championship

Tabor (Kan.) earns automatic berth (regular-season champion) to NAIA Division II Women's Basketball National Championship (March 9-15)

Wednesday, Feb. 24 - Quarterfinals
No. 1 Tabor (Kan.) (24-7, 19-1) def. No. 8 Kansas Wesleyan (17-14, 8-12), 74-68 
No. 4 Southwestern (Kan.) (14-17, 11-9) def. No. 5 McPherson (Kan.) (13-18, 10-10), 74-64 
No. 6 Ottawa (Kan.) (11-17, 9-11) def. No. 3 Oklahoma Wesleyan (17-4, 11-9), 69-64
No. 2 Friends (Kan.) (22-9, 15-5) def. No. 7 Sterling (Kan.) (11-19, 9-11), 74-62 

Saturday, Feb. 27 - Semifinals
No. 1 Tabor (Kan.) (25-7, 19-1)
def. No. 4 Southwestern (Kan.) (14-18, 11-9), 67-45
No. 6 Ottawa (Kan.) (12-17, 9-11) def. No. 2 Friends (Kan.) (22-10, 15-5), 71-63

Monday, Feb. 29 (Championship Game)
No. 1 Tabor (Kan.) (26-7, 19-1)
def. No. 6 Ottawa (Kan.) (12-18, 9-11), 59-53


Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Feb. 24 - March 1 | Higher Seed Hosts
Tournament Page | Live Video | Two automatic berths to the national championship

Asbury (Ky.) (postseason tournament champion) and IU East (Ind.) (postseason tournament runner-up) earns an automatic berth to the NAIA Division II Women's Basketball National Championship (March 9-15)

Wednesday, Feb. 24 - Opening Round
No. 1 IU East (Ind.) (21-9, 15-2) def. No. 4 Alice Lloyd (Ky.) (12-18,6-12), 81-50
No. 2 Brescia (Ky.) (19-13, 13-5) def. No. 3 Point Park (Pa.) (19-11, 12-5), 80-69
No. 3 IU Southeast (15-14, 11-7) def. No. 2 Rio Grande (Ohio) (19-10, 12-5), 81-77
No. 1 Asbury (Ky.) (21-9, 16-2) def. No. 4 Carlow (Pa.) (14-15, 7-10), 95-65

Saturday, Feb. 27 - Semifinals
No. 1 IU East (Ind.) (22-9, 15-2) def. No. 2 Brescia (Ky.) (19-13, 13-5) 65-60
No. 1 Asbury (Ky.) (22-9, 16-2) def. No. 3 IU Southeast (15-15, 11-7), 66-62

Tuesday, March 1 (Championship Game)
No. 1 Asbury (23-9, 16-2) def. No. 1 IU East (22-10, 15-2), 87-82 (OT)


 North Star Athletic Association
Feb. 24 - Feb. 28  | Higher Seed Hosts
Tournament Page | One automatic berth to the national championship

Jamestown (N.D.) earns automatic berth (regular-season champion) to NAIA Division II Women's Basketball National Championship (March 9-15)

Wednesday, Feb. 24
No. 1 Jamestown (N.D.) (27-4, 12-0) def. No. 8 Waldorf (Iowa) (2-24, 0-11), 88-49 
No. 4 Mayville State (N.D.) (16-12, 6-7) def. No. 5 Dakota State (S.D.) (14-16, 6-7), 88-79
No. 3 Valley City State (N.D.) (18-9, 10-3) def. No. 6 Presentation (S.D.) (6-20, 3-10), 88-60 
No. 2 Dickinson State (N.D.) (22-7, 9-3) def. No. 7 Viterbo (Wis.) (6-23, 2-7), 83-49

Friday, Feb. 26
No. 1 Jamestown (N.D.) (28-4, 12-0) def. No. 4 Mayville State (N.D.) (16-13, 6-7), 85-73
No. 2 Dickinson State (N.D.) (23, 9-3) def. No. 2 Valley City State (N.D.) (18-10, 10-3), 83-56

Sunday, Feb. 28

No. 1 Jamestown (N.D.) (29-4, 12-0) def. No. 2 Dickinson State (N.D.) (23-8, 9-3), 65-63


The Sun Conference
Feb. 23 - 27 | No. 3 and No. 4 Seeds Host Quarterfinals; No. 1 Seed Hosts Finals Four
Tournament Page | One automatic berths to the national championship

Southeastern (Fla.) earns automatic berth (tournament champion) to NAIA Division II Women's Basketball National Championship (March 9-15)

Tuesday, Feb. 23 - First Round
No. 3 Webber (Fla.) (19-10, 12-4) def. No. 6 Warner (Fla.) (13-15, 7-9), 73-47
No. 4 Thomas (Ga.) (14-13, 8-8) def. No. 5 Keiser (Fla.) (14-16, 7-9), 59-48

Friday, Feb. 26 - Semifinals
No. 3 Webber (Fla.) (20-10, 12-4) def. No. 2 St. Thomas (Fla.) (14-10, 13-3), 54-45
No. 1 Southeastern (Fla.) (23-5, 13-3) def. No. 4 Thomas (Ga.) (14-14, 8-8), 84-58

Saturday, Feb. 27 (Championship Game)
No. 1 Southeastern (Fla.) (24-5, 13-3) def. No. 3 Webber (Fla.) (20-11, 12-4), 71-52


Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference
Feb. 25 - March 1 | Higher Seed Hosts
Tournament Page | Two automatic berths to the national championship

Davenport (Mich.) (regular-season champion) and Lawrence Tech (Mich.) (postseason tournament runner-up) earns automatic berth  to NAIA Division II Women's Basketball National Championship (March 9-15)

Thursday, Feb. 25 - First Round
No. 1 Davenport (Mich.) (25-5, 20-2) def. No. 8 Concorida (Mich.) (15-16, 9-13), 75-50
No. 4 Indiana Tech (21-10, 16-6) def. No. 5 Cornerstone (Mich.) (16-14, 14-8), 68-58
No. 3 Madonna (Mich.) (17-10, 16-6) def. No. 6 Siena Heights (Mich.) (19-12, 13-9), 81-76 
No. 2 Lawrence Tech (23-3, 19-3) def. No. 7 Northwestern Ohio (13-18, 10-2), 56-44

Saturday, Feb. 27 - Semifinals
No. 1 Davenport (Mich.) (26-5, 20-2)
def. No. 4 Indiana Tech (21-11, 16-6), 82-76
No. 2 Lawrence Tech (Mich.) (23-3, 19-3) def. No. 3 Madonna (Mich.) (17-10, 16-6), 90-74

Tuesday, March 1 (Championship Game)
No. 1 Davenport (27-5, 20-2) def. No. 2 Lawrence Tech (23-4, 19-3), 78-61

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