Category Archives: NCBBA Headlines

Introducing Scott Chemma

The NCBBA is pleased to announce that Scott Chemma ( has come on board as the newest NCBBA Volunteer Regional Director.  Scott will be taking over the Great Lakes Region for Ethan Stewart who has been a great asset the last 2 years.  Scott is eager to stay involved in the NCBBA and to help us continue to grow.   Welcome Scott!

Boilermakers are National Champions

Purdue was able to turn their At Large Bid into a National Title as they came back from a 10 point half time deficit to defeat Pittsburgh 80-75.  J.T. Thomas would take home MVP honors with his impressive performance during the National Championship Tournament.  View the full GAME SUMMARY here.

Pitt upsets top seeded Gamecocks

Pitt battled for 40mins and survived what seemed like infinite lead changes to come out on top of South Carolina 79-71 to punch their ticket to the championship against Purdue.  View the full GAME SUMMARY here.

Boilermakers Get Redemption

Purdue held the lead wire to wire in their 4th matchup of the season against Michigan State, upsetting the Spartans 77-66 and earning a spot in the National Title game.  View the full GAME SUMMARY here.

Gamecocks put their #1 ranking on display

USC showed why they earned their number 1 seed by defeating UMASS Lowell 90-68 and advancing to their 1st final four.  View the full GAME SUMMARY here.

Sparty advances

Michigan State backed up their #2 ranking by defeating Southern Illinois 82-73 and earning a return trip to the final four.  View the full GAME SUMMARY here.

Boilermakers punch ticket to round 2

Purdue hung tough down the stretch as they defeated the Red Storm 84-77 to advance to the 2nd round of the 2017 National Championship Tournament. View the full GAME SUMMARY here.