Wednesday, February 27, 2002
Lots of things to report:
1. Congratulations to Mitch Pierce and Chris Clark for making the All GSAC Squad. See the entire All GSAC Team here.
2. Congratulations to Westmont for beating Azusa to finish second in the conference. Check out the final GSAC results here.
3. The Warriors finished #2 in the National Rankings. A trip to the National Tournament is pretty much assured. See the final NAIA rankings here.
4. The most exciting time of the season is upon us, postseason. The GSAC tournament starts at home tomorrow versus Vanguard. It is the last home game of the year.
Tuesday, February 19, 2002
"First played in 1937, the tournament is the longest running collegiate tournament to date, and has featured such legends as John Wooden, Travis Grant, Zelmo Beaty, Clarence "Big House" Gaines, John McLendon, Earl "The Pearl" Monroe and Willis Reed." This excerpt is from a Press Release about the NAIA National Tournament's return to Kansas City: You can read the full press release here.
Tuesday, February 12, 2002
New NAIA National Rankings came out today and Westmont is still sitting strong at #17 overall, BIOLA fell to #2 and Azusa Pacific remained the same at #8. You can check out the full NAIA rankings here.
Tonight is an important night for the GSAC as BIOLA takes on Azusa at APU. If APU wins they will move into a first place tie with BIOLA. Check out tonight's other matchups here.
Wednesday, February 06, 2002
Although Westmont has won the GSAC tournament championship three times (more than any other GSAC school), 1991-92 was the last year Westmont won the GSAC outright. Azusa Pacific has rattled off championships every year since 1992. There have been some memorable battles between Westmont, BIOLA, and Azusa Pacific during Azusa's reign. Here are the conference finishes for Azusa, BIOLA, and Westmont during that span:
Statistics are from the Official GSAC site.
With last night's loss to Concordia, and Cal Baptist's upset of BIOLA, Azusa is right back in the thick of things. With only 5 games to go in Conference play, there is sure to be an exciting finish. Here is how the top of the division looks: