The #7 Sterling College women’s basketball team clinched their 10th KCAC Championship Saturday night, with a 65-50 win over the University of Saint Mary in Leavenworth, KS.
The Lady Warriors will have to share the title with Kansas Wesleyan University, who escaped Bethel College, 75-72, in their final game to finish the season also with a 16-2 record. Sterling will receive the #1 seed in the upcoming KCAC Post Season tournament and will receive the first of two bids KCAC bids to the NAIA Div. II Women’s National Tournament in Sioux City, Iowa, March 11-17, 2009.
The Sterling College men’s basketball team dropped their final regular season game to the Spires of Saint Mary on Saturday night, 84-94.
Both teams used some red hot three point shooting as they closed out the regular season in dynamic fashion. Sterling trailed by three points at the half like they have done many times this season, but could not quite pull off the come back like they have done so many times this season.
The Sterling College men’s basketball team had already earned a piece of the pie last Saturday, with a win over Friends last night they get it all to themselves. Sterling beat Friends University last night,71-67, and won the KCAC Championship outright.
The Sterling College men’s basketball team locked up at least a share of the KCAC regular season championship, after defeating Tabor College last Saturday evening. Sterling remains two games ahead of the University of Saint Mary who lost to Kansas Wesleyan this past Saturday. Sterling can win the outright title with a win in one of its final two regular season games. Sterling’s first opportunity will be Thursday at home against Friends University on senior night.