Winona Lake, IN – The Lions easily rolled through the opening round of the NCCAA tournament and were paired against Grace College on Thursday. Without wasting any time, the Lions jumped into action and showed their dominance once again. The Lions shot an impressive 53.7% from the field and held the Lancers to 34.4%. With 4 players putting up double digits, the Lions utilized their dynamic offense to seal the deal. Kendrick Colvin led the men with 16 points.
With this victory, top-seeded Emmanuel will go on to Face second-seeded Southwestern Christian University for the NCCAA National Championship. Southwestern defeated Trinity International (Ill.) 77-72 to claim their spot in the finals.
The NCCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship game is set for 5 p.m. EDT on Saturday at Manahan Orthopedic Capital Center in Winona Lake, IN. The game can be purchased for view by following this link.
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