National Championship

Notre Dame College – Cleveland, OH – April 7th – 9th, 2017

The National Club Basketball Association is excited to announce the 2017 National Club Basketball National Championship tournament will be heading to the Murphy Gym in the Keller Center on the campus of Notre Dame College in Cleveland, Ohio.  Eight NCBBA teams will advance to the National Championship tournament, which is set to take place Friday, April 7th through Sunday, April 9th. The event will be a single elimination, three-day tournament that will ultimately determine the 2017 National Champion.  On Saturday (April 8th) we will be hosting the NCBBA skills competition and 1st ever NCBBA All Star Game.

Cleveland, OH will play host to the 2017 NCBBA National Championship Tournament

Murphy Gym in the Keller Center on the campus of Notre Dame College will serve as the host venue for the 2017 NCBBA Championships Learn More

The Courtyard Cleveland Beachwood has been named the official host hotel with exclusive pricing for fan Learn More

UML Riverhawks repeat as NER Champs and make their 2nd straight trip to Nationals

The Pitt Panther are headed to their first ever NCBBA National Championship

Sparty is headed back to Nationals... this Regional Champion

Salukis are headed to Nationals as the Mid America Regional Champoins

Gamecocks ride 17 game win streak to their 1st trip to Nationals

The St John's Red Storm are headed to the NCBBA National Tournament for the first time in program history.

Ohio State and Purdue (Gold) have been selected as the two At Large Bids to Nationals.

Pitt defeated Ohio State 80-79 to advance to their first ever final four appearance.

Purdue earned a 84-77 win over St. John's and moves on to round 2.

MSU advances to a 2nd straight final 4 an 82-73 win over SIU

#1 Gamecocks defeat #8 UML 90-68 the prize: Pittsburgh

#6 Purdue gets redemption against #2 MSU with a 77-66 win and is now headed to the ‘ship

#5 Pitt Upsets #1 USC 79-71 to punch their ticket to the title game against Purdue

Attendance and Travel Information

Visit Cleveland
For more information about Cleveland and the surrounding area and attractions, check out the official tourism site of This Is Cleveland.


If your trip to the NCBBA National Championship requires you to fly, Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) is just 30 min from Notre Dame College.  Visit for more details.


Renting Vehicles
Whether needing vans to get your team to the NCBBA National Championship or simply picking up a car at the airport, consider booking with Avis, official sponsors of the NCBBA.  Besure to use code D712300 when booking to get a discounted rate as well as having the under 25 fee waived.


Host Hotel – Courtyard Cleveland Beachwood
The Courtyard Cleveland Beachwood has signed on as the host hotel for the NCBBA National Championship.  Not only will participating teams get exclusive pricing during their stay, fans can traveling to Cleveland can also secure discounted prices so they can stay near their favorite team. BOOK HERE to get the exclusive NCBBA Tournament Discount.  Be sure to book early as space is limited.


Plug these addresses into your GPS to help you navigate around Cleveland during your visit to the NCBBA National Championship:

  • Venue – Notre Dame College – Keller Center – 1857 South Green Rd, South Euclid, OH 44121
  • Parking – Teams and spectators should park in LOT C and walk to the Keller Center (2) as seen on the NDC Campus Map
  • Host Hotel – Courtyard Cleveland Beachwood – 3695 Orange Place, Beachwood, OH 44122
  • Hospital – Hillcrest Hospital – 6780 Mayfield Rd, Mayfield Heights, OH 44124


Tickets to the NCBBA National Championship are available only at the Ticket Office the day of the game.  NO PRESALE.  Prices for a day pass are $6 for Adults, $5 for Students, and $4 for children 12 and under.  Visa, Mastercard, and Discover are accepted.


Game Day Program
Download a copy of the Official NCBBA National Championship Tournament Program for FREE here.


Continue to check back, more information will be added as it becomes available. We look forward to seeing you at the NCBBA National Championship!

Follow Live!

During the NCBBA National Championship, fans not in attendance will have the opportunity to listen to a live play by play broadcast of the tournament games over the internet as well as real time statistical game tracker.


LIVE Play by Play
Follow the LIVE Play by Play of the NCBBA National Championship Tournament presented by Wilson Sporting Goods on the CollClubSports Radio Network.  This years broadcasts will feature the talents of Ryan Norris (play by play) and Mike Mulkerin (commentary).   Pregame shows start 15 min before the scheduled tip of each NCBBA Tournament Game Listen Here!


LIVE Stats
Follow the LIVE Stat Cast of each NCBBA Championship Game here!

Game 1: Ohio State vs Pittsburgh: VIEW GAME SUMMARY

Game 2: St. John’s vs Purdue: VIEW GAME SUMMARY

Game 3: Michigan State vs Southern Illinois: VIEW GAME SUMMARY

Game 4: South Carolina vs UMASS-Lowell: VIEW GAME SUMMARY

Game 5: Michigan State vs Purdue VIEW GAME SUMMARY

Game 6: South Carolina vs Pittsburgh VIEW GAME SUMMARY

Game 7: Pittsburgh vs Purdue VIEW GAME SUMMARY

Skills / All Star Competition

On Saturday April 8th, beginning at NOON EST, the NCBBA will be hosting the 2nd annual NCBBA Skills Competition.  Contestants from around the NCBBA will be competing in events such as a Three Point Competition, the NCBBA Obstacle Course, and a Slam Dunk Competition.  Following the Skills Competition, the first even NCBBA All Star Game will take place featuring participants from the NCBBA National Championship Tournament field.



NCBBA 3-Point Shooting Competition
Participant 1st Round 2nd Round Champ Round
Ted Young Purdue 22.6 37.7 25.9
Josephy Howat Purdue 31.4 16.5 27.4
Anthony Starzynski Pittsburgh 26.7 33.2 29.3
Claude-Hendel Laurole UMASS Lowell 26.5 46.6 eliminated
Alex Nadtochij St. John’s 26.8 48.1 eliminated
Anthony Hourani Michigan State 27.4 51.7 eliminated
Trey Long South Carolina 32.1 eliminated eliminated
Cory Rogers Pittsburgh 36.7 eliminated eliminated
Daniel Meas UMASS Lowell 46.4 eliminated eliminated
Nick Heffner St. John’s 01:08.0 eliminated eliminated
NCBBA Obstacle Course
Participant 1st Round 2nd Round Champ Round
Jalen Thomas Purdue 31.3 32.4 30.1
William Howell St. John’s 32.9 31.4 32.3
Jared Davis South Carolina 44.2 31 32.7
Stefon Hunt Michigan State 38.4 34.6 eliminated
Daniel Meas UMASS Lowell 32.9 37.5 eliminated
Claude-Hendel Laurole UMASS Lowell 43.3 57.7 eliminated
Martino Pepe St. John’s 45.8 eliminated eliminated
Joey Mascaro Pittsburgh 45.9 eliminated eliminated
TJ Morris Michigan State 48.6 eliminated eliminated
Bryce Schloneger Pittsburgh 55.6 eliminated eliminated
NCBBA Slam Dunk Challenge
Participant 1st Round 2nd Round Champ Round
Jayson Brower St. John’s 27, 12, 30 30, 5, 3 29
Quad Borup South Carolina 30, 27, 19 16, 27, 30 20, 12
Stefan Chong St. John’s 30, 13 27, 23, 25 eliminated
Cam Seeley UMASS Lowell 26, 26 19 eliminated
John Gore South Carolina 24, 12, 17 eliminated eliminated
Juozapas Bilvaisas UMASS Lowell 24, 11 eliminated eliminated
Mike Montgomery Purdue 16, 20 eliminated eliminated