The Briar Cliff men’s basketball team was selected as a five seed for the 2019 NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball National Championship Tournament, which begins next week at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The Cliff will take on four-seed Olivet Nazarene Thursday, March 7 at 9:00 p.m. in the opening round.
The Chargers hold a 20-8 overall record and are making their fifth-straight trip to the national tournament. Olivet Nazarene is 23-8 on the year and won the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference regular season crown. The winner of the game will play again on Friday at 9:15 p.m. against the winner of WVU Tech and College of the Ozarks.
More information about the 2019 NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball Tournament can be found at the NAIA website by clicking HERE.