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NJCAA DII tournament reports

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[March 26, 2012]  DANVILLE -- Top-seeded Mott Community College won first place in the NJCAA Division II Men's Basketball National Tournament, which concluded in Danville on Saturday. Games 21-26 recaps and box scores are provided below.

Game 21 was a semifinal matchup between No. 2-seeded South Suburban College and No. 3-seeded Community College of Rhode Island. South Suburban had defeated Rend Lake College and Johnson County Community College to advance. Rhode Island advanced after defeating MCC-Penn Valley and Baltimore City Community College.

Final score: Rhode Island 83, South Suburban 78

Game 21 recap

Box score


Game 22 was a semifinal matchup between No. 1-seeded Mott Community College and No. 5-seeded Lakeland Community College. Mott advanced to the semifinals with victories over Danville Area Community College and Louisburg College. Lakeland advanced with wins over Bismarck State College and South Mountain College.

Final score: Mott 84, Lakeland 73

Game 22 recap

Box score


Game 23 was a consolation game between Erie Community College and Danville Area Community College. The winner earned a seventh-place finish in the tournament and the loser finished in eighth place. Both teams had lost their first-round games but then won two games in a row to guarantee a placed finish in the tournament.

Final score: Erie 63, Danville 62

Game 23 recap

Box score


Game 24 was a consolation bracket matchup between Baltimore City Community College and Louisburg College. The game decided who would finish fifth and sixth in the tournament. Both teams had lost in the second round of the tournament and won a consolation game to ensure a placed finish in the tournament.

Final score: Louisburg 85, Baltimore City 72

Game 24 recap

Box score


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Game 25 was a consolation matchup between South Suburban College and Lakeland Community College. The winner finished third in the national tournament, while the loser finished fourth. Both teams had won their first- and second-round games before losing in the semifinals.

Final score: South Suburban 78, Lakeland 76

Game 25 recap

Box score


Game 26 was the championship game, with Community College of Rhode Island playing Mott Community College for the national title. Top-seeded Mott had defeated Danville Area Community College, Louisburg College and Lakeland Community College to qualify for the championship game. Rhode Island, the No. 3 seed, had defeated MCC-Penn Valley, Baltimore City Community College and South Suburban College to reach the title game.

Final score: Mott 70, Rhode Island 60

Game 26 recap

Box score


All-tournament team

For more tournament information:

[Text from files received]

Recaps and box scores posted previously


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