Chris Bolden's 2 free throws with 20 seconds left put an end to Azusa Pacific's basketball season, lifting the Rams of University of Mobile to a 76-75 victory in the NAIA Tournament.
Voorhees amazingly didn't keep its stats all season, but that doesn't matter now after Azusa Pacific put an end to the Tigers' campaign with a 112-79 drubbing in the NAIA Tourney.
Azusa Pacific is the No. 2 seed in the NAIA Men's Basketball Championship Tournnament and will open against Voorhees College (S.C.) on Thursday, March 25, in Kansas City, Mo.
Because they kept Concordia from getting good looks on its shots, the Cougars are now looking good for the NAIA Tourney after thumping the defending national champion, 66-41, in the GSAC Tourney title game.
The NAIA's 2 best teams west of the Mississippi -- Azusa Pacific and Concordia -- meet for the third time this season, and there's more than the GSAC Tourney title on the line this time.
For the fourth straight year Azusa Pacific has advanced to the GSAC Tourney championship game after downing Point Loma Nazarene, 84-70.
Azusa Pacific beat Vanguard 2 weeks ago on a prayer of a shot. Tonight they winked their way to an 80-68 victory in the first round of the GSAC Postseason Tourney.
Azusa Pacific men's basketball coach Bill Odell has been named 2004 GSAC Coach of the Year, leading a parade of 3 other Cougars who were named All-GSAC.
Azusa Pacific secured its 11th Golden State Athletic Conference championship in the past 12 years with a 79-74 victory at Point Loma Nazarene tonight.
Azusa Pacific is champion of the GSAC for the 11th time in 12 years. The Cougars clinched at least a share of the title with a 93-84 victory over Westmont.
In his first-ever GSAC game 4 years ago, Brett Michel hit a game-winning 3-pointer to beat Vanguard in "The Pit." Four years later, in his final visit he hit another game-winning 3.
Azusa Pacific nearly let its new-found perch atop the GSAC slip away but the Cougars held on for an 89-86 victory at Cal Baptist.
Sophomore guard Nate Pratt spearheaded some nifty play by the reserves to lead No. 5-ranked Azusa Pacific to a 94-88 victory over defending NAIA champion Concordia.
Sparked by Ryan Dillon's offensive outburst, the NAIA's No. 5-ranked Azusa Pacific downed No. 18 Biola, 79-65, in Azusa.
Azusa Pacific got in the shot in the arm from the play of reserves Nate Pratt and Kasey Myers to beat Fresno Pacific, 73-54.
The NAIA's No. 5-ranked Azusa Pacific had to flex its muscle in the second half of a 96-79 victory over The Master's.
Azusa Pacific put a beating on the Hawks of Christian Heritage, thumping its GSAC rival, 115-76, on the road.
Guards Jeff Bates and Nate Pratt came off the bench to rain 3-pointers in leading No. 8-ranked Azusa Pacific to a 102-59 victory at Hope International.
Brett Michel turned in one of his best defensive efforts ever while Ryan Dillon launched offensive bombs to lead Azusa Pacific to a 68-55 victory over Point Loma.
There was no "Murchison Magic" for Westmont this time as No. 12-ranked Azusa Pacific thumped the Warriors, 73-53, for the biggest win ever in Santa Barbara.
Perhaps after 3 emotionally-charged games it was to be expected, but the No. 12-ranked Azusa Pacific was flat against Cal Baptist, yet still found a way to post a 76-67 GSAC win.
Ryan Dillon, once the fastest gun in the GSAC, is back in form, snapping out of a 3-week slump by scoring 21 points to lead Azusa Pacific to an 80-64 victory over Vanguard.
Danny Rosales took the team on his shoulders like never before to lead the NAIA's No. 15-ranked Azusa Pacific to a 53-48 GSAC victory over arch-rival Biola.
The NAIA's No. 4-ranked Concordia used the strong frontline of Tanner Luster and Nick Vanderlaan to manhandle Azusa Pacific into a 71-55 decision in a key battle for the GSAC lead.
Azusa Pacific's Brett Michel played in his 125th game tonight, the most of anyone in the GSAC. His experience catapulted the Cougars to a 93-58 win over Fresno Pacific.
Azusa Pacific rallied from a 9-point second-half deficit to beat The Master's College, 72-68, in Santa Clarita. Junior guard Larry English dropped in a season-high 18 points to help the Cougars push their winning streak to 10 straight.
Much to chagrin of many in the GSAC, Azusa Pacific has not faltered. The Cougars sent a message to the raters and the rest of the NAIA with a convincing 86-69 victory over No. 14 Christian Heritage.
Azusa Pacific is feeling a lot better about itself than it was 5 weeks ago. The Cougars ran their winning streak to 8 straight with a 95-60 victory over Midland Lutheran.
For the fifth straight game, Azusa Pacific used a huge run, this time a 21-2 outburst, to runaway and beat Whitman, 96-79, in the final game of the Whitworth Hawaiian Classic.
Azusa Pacific caught the perfect wave and rode it for a 27-2 run that produced a 92-49 victory over Menlo in a Honolulu tournament.
Azusa Pacific used a balanced attack with 6 differenct players scoring in double figures to roll over Southwestern Assemblies of God, 107-85.
Azusa Pacific needed a hard slap to wake up and it worked. The Cougars used a pair of huge runs to overcome a 15-point hole to beat Spring Arbor, 80-61.
Azusa Pacific jumped out to a 24-2 lead 6 minutes into the game and cruised on in for a 113-60 victory over Hope International.
Dennis Coutee scored a season-high 20 points to lead Azusa Pacific to its second-straight victory, an 88-72 verdict over CS Domginguez Hills.
Azusa Pacific got what it needed most -- a victory, and an impressive one in that, beating No. 2-ranked Cal Poly Pomona, 78-68.
Zach Moss broke a 9-year tournament record with 56 total points, getting 34 of them tonight to lead No. 2 Mountain St. to a 94-80 win over No. 4 Azusa Pacific.
Azusa Pacific sputtered its way to an 83-75 victory over Warner Pacific in the opening round of the Cougar Classic.
A host of baseline lay-ups allowed Westminster to rally from 16 down and beat Azusa Pacific, 72-69, in the final game of the Homestead Invitational.
Chris Bond found nothing but net on his final shot of the game, a buzzer-beating 12-foot jumper to give Carroll a 73-72 upset over Azusa Pacific.
Senior Brett Michel recorded his first-ever double-double to lead the NAIA's No. 4-ranked Azusa Pacific to a season-opening 112-71 victory over Montana-Western.
Prestigious Street & Smith's has ranked Azusa Pacific No. 2 in its 2003-04 national preview magazine.
The calendar is set for Azusa Pacific basketball for the coming 2003-04 women's and men's seasons.