Final 2014-15 MIAA Men's Basketball Report


Composite Schedule/Live Scoreboard

Saturday, March 7
NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Tournament at Alliance, Ohio - Second Round

Mount Union, Ohio 81, Calvin 69

Friday, March 6
NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Tournament at Alliance, Ohio - First Round

Calvin 78, Oswego State, N.Y. 69

Click here for the complete NCAA Division III tournament bracket

2015 All-MIAA Men’s Basketball Team Named; Calvin’s Brink Selected Most Valuable Player

The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has announced its 2015 All-MIAA men’s basketball team.

Calvin guard Jordan Brink, who led the Knights to the MIAA championship and hit the game-winning shot with time running out Saturday to give Calvin the MIAA tournament championship, has been named the conference’s Most Valuable Player. 

A senior from Dyer, Ind. (Illiana Christian HS), Brink has averaged an MIAA-high 18.8 points per game this season. In conference play, Brink ranked third in scoring, second in 3-point shooting percentage, and fourth in assists and free throw shooting. He also last week was named to the Division III men’s basketball Academic All-America second team by the College Sports Information Directors of America.

Brink’s teammate, Calvin senior Tyler Dykstra, was named the recipient of the first MIAA men’s basketball Defensive Player of the Year honor.

Most Valuable Player
Jordan Brink, Calvin (senior from Dyer, Ind./Illiana Christian HS)

Defensive Player of the Year
Tyler Dykstra, Calvin (senior from Zeeland/Holland Christian HS)

All-MIAA First Team
Brock Benson, Hope* (junior from Willowbrook, Ill./Hinsdale South HS)
Harrison Blackledge, Hope* (sophomore from Canton, Ohio/Hoover HS)
Jordan Brink, Calvin** (senior from Dyer, Ind./Illiana Christian HS)
Will Dixon, Trine* (sophomore from Indianapolis, Ind./Zionsville HS)
Jared Holmquist, Trine* (junior from Reed City/Reed City HS)
Scott Nikodemski, Alma* (junior from Rockford/Rockford HS)
*-number of years All-MIAA first team

All-MIAA Second Team
DJ Beckman, Alma (junior from Shelby/Shelby HS)
Tyler Dykstra, Calvin (senior from Zeeland/Holland Christian HS)
Ben Gardner, Hope (sophomore from Carmel, Ind./Carmel HS)
Tyler Good, Trine (senior from Swanton, Ohio/Evergreen HS)
Rickey Jackson, Adrian (junior from Detroit/Midtown Academy)
Travell Oakes, Albion (junior from Muskegon/Muskegon HS)

Championship – Saturday, February 28
#1 Calvin 70, #3 Hope 69

Semifinals – Thursday, February 26
#1 Calvin 73, #4 Alma 65
#3 Hope 55, #2 Trine 44

Player of the Week Honor Roll

Week #1 - Jordan Brink, Calvin
Week #2 - DJ Beckman, Alma
Week #3 - Tyler Good, Trine 
Week #4 - Corey Wheeler, Albion 
Week #5 - Will Dixon, Trine 
Week #6 - Brock Benson, Hope 
Week #7 - No nominations 
Week #8 - Jared Holmquist, Trine 
Week #9 - Jordan Brink, Calvin 
Week #10 - Ben Gardner, Hope 
Week #11 - Will Dixon, Trine  
Week #12 - Scott Nikodemski, Alma
Week #13 - Jordan Brink, Calvin  
Week #14 - Dakota Kazen, Albion 
Week #15 - Jason Beckman, Alma