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KANSAS CITY, MO – The Ohio Christian University Lady Trailblazers patiently awaited their draw in the 2020 NAIA DII National Championship Tournament on Wednesday evening. Entering the tournament as the #8 seed in the Duer Bracket, the Lady Trailblazers will face the Fire of Southeastern University, the #3 seed overall.

 

Ohio Christian received their automatic bid following a stellar season and impressive conference tournament run in which they rallied off three consecutive wins of 10+ points, two of which took place on the road. Their championship victory on Tuesday at Indiana University Southeast sealed their spot.

 

Southeastern received their automatic bid following a regular season title in The Sun Conference. They finished the season with a record of 26-3 overall.

 

The opening round of the tournament will begin on Wednesday, March 11th, however Ohio Christian playing Southeastern on Thursday the 12th at 10:15 AM. Live stats and livestream will be provided (PPV) by the NAIA. 

 

For a look at the complete 2020 bracket, please click here!

 

For a look at the 2020 Visitors Guide, please click here!

 

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Second Half Drought Hurts Trailblazers in Regular Season Finale

MBB OCU vs PPU Away

Published: February 23, 2020

PITTSBURGH, PA – Following a closely contested three point victory at home earlier in the season, the Ohio Christian University Trailblazers could not buy a bucket on Saturday, as the Pioneers of Point Park University evened the season series at one a piece with a 80-46 win on Saturday. Ohio Christian's largest drought would come in the second half, as the Pioneers opened the second half strong on a 24-3 run that would distance them from their opponent. Ohio Christian eventually slowed down the pace and was able to get some quality offensive sets, but ultimately could not overcome
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WBB OCU vs PPU Away

Lady Trailblazers Wrap Up Regular Season At Point Park

WBB OCU vs PPU Away

Published: February 23, 2020

PITTSBURGH, PA – Wrapping up the regular season and looking ahead to the conference tournament, the Lady Trailblazers battled the Pioneers of Point Park University on Saturday. After defeating the Pioneers at home on Senior Night in January, Ohio Christian could not complete the season sweep in a 92-88 road loss in Pittsburgh. After a close opening quarter, the Pioneers jumped ahead in the second by using a 25-15 run to build a 12-point halftime lead. Following the break, the Lady Trailblazers responded with a run of their own, cutting the deficit to five entering the final 10 minutes
PITTSBURGH, PA – Wrapping up the regular season and looking ahead to the conference tournament, the Lady Trailblazers battled the Pioneers of Point Park University on Saturday. After defeating the Pioneers at home on Senior Night in January, Ohio Christian could not complete the season sweep in a 92-88 road loss in Pittsburgh. After a close opening quarter, the Pioneers jumped ahead in the
PITTSBURGH, PA – Wrapping up the regular season and looking ahead to the conference tournament, the Lady Trailblazers battled the Pioneers of Point Park University on Saturday. After defeating the
MBB OCU vs CAR Home

Trailblazers Clinch Postseason Birth In Comeback Fashion

MBB OCU vs CAR Home

Published: February 19, 2020

CIRCLEVILLE, OH – In a must win game, the Trailblazers of Ohio Christian found themselves in an uphill battle on Tuesday, overcoming multiple deficits to pull off a clutch comeback win over Carlow University. The win secures the Trailblazers a spot in the 2020 River States Conference Postseason Tournament, beginning February 26th.
CIRCLEVILLE, OH – In a must win game, the Trailblazers of Ohio Christian found themselves in an uphill battle on Tuesday, overcoming multiple deficits to pull off a clutch comeback win over Carlow University. The win secures the Trailblazers a spot in the 2020 River States Conference Postseason Tournament, beginning February 26th.
CIRCLEVILLE, OH – In a must win game, the Trailblazers of Ohio Christian found themselves in an uphill battle on Tuesday, overcoming multiple deficits to pull off a clutch comeback win over Carlow
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Lady Trailblazers Hold Off Celtics In Thriller, Clinch Postseason Birth

WBB OCU vs CAR Home

Published: February 19, 2020

CIRCLEVILLE, OH – Despite a third quarter surge by the Celtics, the Ohio Christian University Lady Trailblazers held on for their 18th win of the season on Tuesday. With the win, the Lady Trailblazers clinched a spot in the 2020 River States Conference Tournament beginning next week.
CIRCLEVILLE, OH – Despite a third quarter surge by the Celtics, the Ohio Christian University Lady Trailblazers held on for their 18th win of the season on Tuesday. With the win, the Lady Trailblazers clinched a spot in the 2020 River States Conference Tournament beginning next week.
CIRCLEVILLE, OH – Despite a third quarter surge by the Celtics, the Ohio Christian University Lady Trailblazers held on for their 18th win of the season on Tuesday. With the win, the Lady
MBB OCU vs IUE Away

Red Wolves (RV) Storm Past Trailblazers

MBB OCU vs IUE Away

Published: February 18, 2020

RICHMOND, IN – Facing the Red Wolves of Indiana University East (RV) on the road on Saturday, the Trailblazers looked to avenge their 95-94 overtime loss at home earlier in the season. From the tip, the Red Wolves maintained the momentum, starting the day on a 16-2 run leading to a 52-24 halftime lead. The Trailblazers struggled to find an edge, as OCU struggled from the field in the opening 20 minutes. In the second half, OCU's offense began to pick up the pace to increase their point total but failed to overcome the early deficit in the 96-60 loss. Justin Barksdale (SO/Fishers, IN)
RICHMOND, IN – Facing the Red Wolves of Indiana University East (RV) on the road on Saturday, the Trailblazers looked to avenge their 95-94 overtime loss at home earlier in the season. From the tip, the Red Wolves maintained the momentum, starting the day on a 16-2 run leading to a 52-24 halftime lead. The Trailblazers struggled to find an edge, as OCU struggled from the field in the opening
RICHMOND, IN – Facing the Red Wolves of Indiana University East (RV) on the road on Saturday, the Trailblazers looked to avenge their 95-94 overtime loss at home earlier in the season. From the tip