MIAA Men's Basketball Week #16 Wrap-Up

MIAA Men's Basketball Week #16 Wrap-Up

MIAA Men's Basketball NCAA Championship Announcement


February 25 - MIAA Player of the Week


Last Week's Results

 
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Date Home Score Away Score Notes Status Links
Feb. 20 Calvin 68 Hope % 66 Final
  Olivet 89 Alma 74 MIAA Tournament First Round Final
Feb. 22 Albion 87 Olivet 85 MIAA Tournament semifinals Final
  Trine 82 Calvin % 78 Final
Feb. 23 Trine 73 Albion % 76 MIAA Tournament championship Final
% Post season

Next Week's Games

 
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Mar. 01 Loras 75 Albion 64 NCAA Division III Championship, first round Final

Around the MIAA

Adrian (6-19, 3-11)

Season complete.


Albion (19-8, 10-4)

Albion will represent the MIAA in the NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Championship after defeating Olivet Feb. 22, 87-85, and Trine Feb. 23, 76-73. In the semifinal against Olivet, Jamezell Davis, Jr. hit a near-half court buzzer-beater to provide the game's decisive points on the way to scoring a game-high 31 points. Albion then prevailed over Trine in the tournament title game, led by a 21-point, 11-rebound performance by Quinton Armstrong.

Alma (5-21, 4-10)

The Scots dropped an 89-74 decision to Olivet in the first round of the MIAA Tournament on Wednesday (Feb. 20). The game was within single-digits for the majority of the first half, but the Comets' size and skill became too much to handle down the stretch. Olivet shot 62-percent in the second half while Alma shot 36-percent. Junior Ryan Stevens (Lowell, Mich.) led the Scots with 20 points, six rebounds and five assists. Junior Steven Harvey (Grand Rapids, Mich.) posted 17 points on five made three-pointers


Calvin (14-13, 8-6)

The Calvin men's basketball team fell to Trine 82-78 in the MIAA Tournament Semifinal Feb. 22 at the MTI Center. The Knights end their season 14-13 overall. Saturday's game was the final contest for Calvin seniors Austin Bykerk, Carlos Amoros-Gutierrez, Isaiah McLaughlin and Jason Walter.


Hope (15-11, 8-6)

Hope ended their season with a 68-66 setback to Calvin Feb. 20, despite a 48-36 lead in points in the pait. Jason Beckman led all scorers with 31 points.


Kalamazoo (7-18, 4-10)

Season complete.


Olivet (13-14, 8-6)

The Comets defeated Alma 89-74 in the MIAA Tournament First Round before falling to Albion 87-85 in the semifinals. Against Alma, Senior Tracy Edmond scored a game-high 30 points. He also had three assists and five steals. Junior Trevor Manuel posted a double-double, 27 points and 13 rebounds, to go along with six assists, two blocks and two steals. Senior Colin Jones contributed 15 points and six rebounds. Against Albion, Edmond led the way with 20 points to go along with nine assists. Manuel had a double-double with 16 points and 14 rebounds. He also tallied five assists, three blocks and four steals.


Trine (19-8, 11-3)

The Trine University men's basketball team fell just short of Albion, 76-73, in the championship game of the 2019 MIAA Tournament at the MTI Center Feb. 23. Trine had four starters score double figures, led by a 19-point performance by Langston Johnson. Ellis Cummings had 17 points, nine rebounds, and three blocked shots.


 

2018-19 MIAA Men's Basketball Standings


  Conference Overall
GP Record Win % PF PA GP Record Win % PF PA Last 10 Streak
Trine 14 11-3 0.786 1095 957   27 19-8 0.704 2110 1910 7-3 Lost 1
Albion 14 10-4 0.714 1022 950   28 19-9 0.679 2097 1963 7-3 Lost 1
Hope 14 8-6 0.571 1090 1078   26 15-11 0.577 2051 2017 5-5 Lost 2
Calvin 14 8-6 0.571 1085 1007   27 14-13 0.519 2007 1932 6-4 Lost 1
Olivet 14 8-6 0.571 1089 1039   27 13-14 0.481 2163 2205 4-6 Lost 1
Kalamazoo 14 4-10 0.286 967 1076   25 7-18 0.280 1798 1964 4-6 Lost 2
Alma 14 4-10 0.286 1057 1147   26 5-21 0.192 1934 2193 2-8 Lost 4
Adrian 14 3-11 0.214 896 1047   25 6-19 0.240 1632 1858 3-7 Won 3