HUTCHINSHON – The championship game fell into overtime, ending with an 83-80 loss for South Plains College to Northwest Florida State in the 2015 NJCAA National Championship game Saturday night.
Steve Green spoke of how proud he was of the team and grateful of all the support from families, friends, and the school. That in his mind his team was champions.
HUTCHINSON – One more game stands in front of the Texans before they can claim the National Championship Title for the third time in eight years. The eighth seeded South Plains will advance to the championship after beating Hill College 102 - 90 in overtime in the NJCAA tournament in Hutchinson, Kan.
HUTCHINSON – South Plains College punched their ticket to the final four after upsetting the top seed Connors State 81 - 65 in the 2015 NJCAA National Tournament on Thursday.
The Texans have not faced the easiest route to the semi-finals, their first game was against the No. 1 team in national polls, Vincennes, and then were set to face the No. 2 team in the polls, Connors State.
HUTCHINSON – Recently inducted National Hall of Fame coach from, Steve Green showed his coaching talents when he led his No.8 Texans over the No. 9 Vincennes University Trailblazers with an 80-68 win. Andre Spight played a large role leading the Texans with a total of 33 points and teammate Emmanuel Omogbo had 20 points for the Texans.
South Plains handed the Trailblazers their second loss for the season, knocking them out of the race for the national title. Vincennes had the first two points of the game, but the Texans pulled ahead and lead the rest of the game shooting over 60 percent in the first period.
BROWNWOOD – Texans sweep the NJCAA Region V Tournament this weekend in Brownwood after defeating Howard College 72-63 in the championship game Saturday, March 7. South Plains will travel to Hutchinson, Kan., for the NJCAA National Men's Basketball Tournament March 16-20.
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