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Sunday, March 25, 2007

Two of the most amazing college games of the year and they are not from the NCAA "Big Dance".

Yesterday I switched on the TV to check what time the UCLA game was going to be on and the NCAA Division II final was about half over. Well, I had never heard of Winona State or Barton College but that did not stop me from watching the second half. I found out that Winona State hasn't lost in over a year and are the heavy favorites in the game. The clip starts with about 45 seconds left in regulation. Winona State has the ball and is at the line with a six point lead. I don't want to say more, just enjoy...

Game #2. Concordia University Irvine (my Alma Mater) was involved in a tremendous four overtime game with favored Robert Morris University in the semi-finals of the NAIA national tournament. They made an amazing shot at the end of the first OT to send it to a second, then an amazing shot that sent it to a third OT and then a truely unreal shot to send it to a fourth OT where they pulled ahead for good. Unfortunately the Eagles ran out of gas and lost the next night in the finals. Enjoy the clip.


  • GOOOOOO Eagles. OH MY GOSH!!!
    I just watched the video and got goosebumps. God bless college sports, what a game!

    By Blogger Ingrid, At 3:11 PM  

  • Ok, sorry to comment twice on one post, but holy cow...
    Alright, my previous comment was regarding the Concordia game. I just watched the Winona St. game===HOLY COW! What a game. I especially loved the Barton players from the court running behind the basket in childlike joy, that's the best!

    By Blogger Ingrid, At 9:05 PM  

  • Awwe, I miss CU games!!!

    By Anonymous Susie, At 9:44 PM  

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