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Follow the Knights at Basketball Nationals!
The No.3 ranked CCRI Knights men’s basketball team will be competing in the 2012 NJCAA Division II Men’s Basketball National Tournament in Danville, IL Tuesday March 20th through Saturday March 24th. Loyal Knights fans can follow all the Knights action by watching on NJCAA TV, powered by www.ihigh.com, or can listen on-line to host station WDAN, Vermillion County’s finest talk station.
The Knights defeated Lackawanna College from Scranton, PA on Saturday March 10th to qualify them for the tournament. The Knights defeated the Falcons 97-63. With the victory the Knights return to the Nationals for the 12th time. The last time they made it to Danville was in 2007, also under Head Coach Rick Harris. In addition, with the victory the Knights improve on the program-best record to 28-4 on the season.
The Knights will play MCC-Penn Valley from Kansas City, MO (16-16). Penn Valley the Region XVI Champion upended No.15 ranked St. Louis Community College in the Region XVI championship 87-75 to earn a berth to the nationals.