The South Atlantic Conference Puts a Pair of Men’s Squads in the NCAA D-II Men’s Basketball Championship Sweet 16 for the Second-Straight Year

The South Atlantic Conference Puts a Pair of Men’s Squads in the NCAA D-II Men’s Basketball Championship Sweet 16 for the Second-Straight Year

 

 

#1 QUEENS 88, #5 AUGUSTA 82
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The sixth-ranked Queens University of Charlotte men's basketball team (30-3) advances to the NCAA Division II Men's Basketball Southeast Regional Championship with an 88-82 win over fifth-seeded Augusta University (24-8). The win for the regional host moves the Royals into the Sweet 16 for the first time since the 2003 season when Queens made it to the semifinals of the Elite 8. The win tonight also makes this year's team the winningest in program history, bettering the 2002-2003 team's 29 win season. FULL STORY 

 

#2 LINCOLN MEMORIAL 70, #6 LIMESTONE 64
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – With points coming at a premium, the second-seeded and No. 15 Railsplitters (28-5) rode a lockdown defensive effort and a dominant display on the backboards to defeat sixth-seeded Limestone (27-6) 70-64 and advance to the NCAA Division II Southeast Regional championship game for the second straight season on Sunday night at the Levine Center. Lincoln Memorial will face the winner of the Queens/Augusta game at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, with the winner of that contest advancing to the Elite Eight in Sioux Falls, S.D. FULL STORY