National Championship

Indiana University (South Bend) – South Bend, IN – April 6th – 8th, 2018

The National Club Basketball Association is excited to announce the 2018 National Club Basketball National Championship tournament will be heading to the hoosier state and the campus of Indiana University (South Bend) in South Bend, Indiana.  Eight NCBBA teams will advance to the National Championship tournament, which is set to take place Friday, April 6th through Sunday, April 9th. The event will be a single elimination, three-day tournament that will ultimately determine the 2018 National Champion.  On Saturday (April 7th) we will be hosting the 3rd annual NCBBA skills competition and 2nd annual NCBBA All Star Game.

South Bend, IN will play host to the 2018 NCBBA National Championship Tournament

The varsity gym on the campus of Indiana University - South Bend will serve as the host venue for the 2018 NCBBA Championships

The NCBBA has partnered with VSBM to bring the 2018 National Championship to South Bend! Learn More

Wolverines are headed to their 1st ever NCBBA National Championship appearance.

ECU will try to claim their 3rd National Title in 4 years.

Princeton clinches the Mid Atlantic Title on their home court.

Indiana is headed to South Bend, after taking home the Mid America Regional Title.

Bombers shock Syracuse to punch Ithaca's first ever ticket to the NCBBA Championship.

Arizona State knocked off regional host Grand Canyon to earn a trip to South Bend.

Harvard takes care of Boston College to clinch the New England Regional Title and a trip to South Bend.

Ohio State put together a season resume that earned them the At Large Bid selection.

Attendance and Travel Information

Visit South Bend
For more information about South Bend and the surrounding area and attractions, check out the official tourism site of Visit South Bend.

 

Airport
If your trip to the NCBBA National Championship requires you to fly, South Bend International Airport (SBN) is just 20 min from IU – South Bend.  Visit FlySBN.com for more details.  Alternate options are Chicago – Midway International Airport (MDW) and Indianapolis International Airport (IND) both of which are just a 2 hour drive from South Bend.

 

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.

 

Lodging
The NCBBA has partnered with Visit South Bend to create a unique hotel booking portal for teams and fans alike to secure lodging while attending the National Championship.  Visit South Bend has negotiated a variety of hotel options to meet any budget and any taste while securing exclusive discounted prices for those attending the NCBBA Tournament.  CLICK HERE to get the exclusive NCBBA Tournament Discounts and be sure to book by March 29th before these discounts are gone!

 

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

  • Venue – Indiana University-South Bend – Student Activities Center – 1700 Mishawaka Ave, South Bend, IN 46615
  • Parking – Teams and spectators should park in the Student Activities Parking Lot at the corner of Mishawaka Ave and 20th St. as seen on the IUSB Campus Map
  • HospitalMemorial Hospital – 615 N. Michigan St, South Bend, IN 46601

 

Tickets
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: Princeton vs Harvard: VIEW GAME SUMMARY

Game 2: ECU vs Indiana: VIEW GAME SUMMARY

Game 3: Ohio State vs Arizona State: VIEW GAME SUMMARY

Game 4: Ithaca vs Michigan: VIEW GAME SUMMARY

Game 5: Indiana vs Ohio State: VIEW GAME SUMMARY

Game 6: Harvard vs Michigan: VIEW GAME SUMMARY

Game 7: Harvard vs Ohio State: VIEW GAME SUMMARY

 

Skills / All Star Competition

On Saturday April 7th, beginning at NOON EST, the NCBBA will be hosting the 3rd 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 2nd annual 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
Jeb Helmers Princeton 30.13 18.78 23.34
Steve Pennington Ohio State 29.53 24.75 32.93
Parker Chmiel Michigan 28.54 23.28 47.30
Kinan Moufti Arizona State 26.32 28.19 eliminated
Patrick Skelly Michigan 34.75 39.62 eliminated
Tyler Guest Arizona State 23.78 42.59 eliminated
Mark Czeisler Harvard 43.78 eliminated eliminated
Eric Stokes East Carolina 43.79 eliminated eliminated
Aidan Dewar Harvard 44.22 eliminated eliminated
Jordan Bradshaw Indiana 44.78 eliminated eliminated
Jared Young Princeton 49.44 eliminated eliminated
Ja’Carus Hamilton East Carolina 1:18.70 eliminated eliminated
NCBBA Obstacle Course
Participant 1st Round 2nd Round Champ Round
Tyler Guest Arizona State 33.25 28.37 32.53
Shane O’Donoghue Harvard 42.53 29.84 33.13
Marquis Gaines 28.31 33.03 33.66
Jansen Davidson Ohio State 36.63 40.81 eliminated
Nate Hollenberg Harvard 39.09 52.44 eliminated
Antonio Atria Ohio State 31.71 01:07.9 eliminated
Chuk Uzoegwu Princeton 43.38 eliminated eliminated
Malachi Byrd Princeton 44.84 eliminated eliminated
Lucas Fioretti Michigan 44.88 eliminated eliminated
Justus Thompson East Carolina 53.50 eliminated eliminated
EJ Faulcon East Carolina 55.85 eliminated eliminated
NCBBA Slam Dunk Challenge
Participant 1st Round 2nd Round Champ Round
Dakota King East Carolina 30 28, 30 11, 24
Malik Sammons Ohio State 23, 28 24, 26, 30 19
Andrew Slivinski Indiana 22 14, 20 eliminated
Marcus Hicks East Carolina 14, 25, 17 19 eliminated
Gautam Visveswaran Michigan 16, 20, 22 17, 19 eliminated
RJ Hernandez Princeton 22, 17, 14 14 eliminated
Tyler Guest Arizona State 17, 21, 13 eliminated eliminated
 
All Star Game

 

Team Orange – 102
General Manager: Ryan Norris
Head Coach: Robert Montgomery

 

RJ Hernandez (Princeton)
Dakota King (East Carolina)
Kaine Vieira (Arizona State)
Eric Stokes (East Carolina)
Darrian Saddler (East Carolina)
Malachi Byrd (Princeton)
Kevin Hou (Princeton)
Myles Forde (East Carolina)
 

 

Team Black – 99
General Manager: Ken Thorne
Head Coach: Scott Chemma

 

Jeb Helmers (Princeton)
Jared Young (Princeton)
Jake Pandroke (Arizona State)
Rex Greabell (Arizona State)
Marcus Hicks (East Carolina)
JJ Hamilton (East Carolina)
Stewart Troebel (Princeton)
 

 

MVP:  Marcus Hicks – 32 points