Sports Buffet: Carroll in National Championship

By Beacon Staff

Carroll College is back in familiar territory: the NAIA national championship game. After beating St. Francis 23-7 on Saturday, Carroll will play the winner of today’s semifinal match-up between defending national champion Sioux Falls and Missouri Valley. Carroll won four straight national championships between 2002 and 2005. In other college news, Montana State’s men’s basketball team won the GranTree Inn Classic tournament on Saturday by beating Pepperdine 95-89 in the championship game. The win came a day after the Bobcats blew out Alcorn State 83-57. On Friday, the Lady Bobcats lost to Iowa State 76-50 on the road. Also on Friday, Montana’s men’s team lost 100-91 to Cal State-Fullerton in Missoula.