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McPhersonSentinel - McPherson, KS
  • Mac College to ring in new year at Chuck Daly Classic

  • The Bulldog basketball program, after their incredible showing at the 2011-12 NAIA National Tournament, accepted an invitation to play in the Chuck Daly Classic in West Palm Beach, Fla., hosted by No. 5 Northwood University.
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  • The Bulldog basketball program, after their incredible showing at the 2011-12 NAIA National Tournament, accepted an invitation to play in the Chuck Daly Classic in West Palm Beach, Fla., hosted by No. 5 Northwood University.
    McPherson will face two out of the three teams playing in the classic as it uses a tournament style format. The Bulldogs will first take on NCAA D-III Emmanuel College of Massachusetts on this afternoon at 4 p.m.
    After losing five straight, McPherson got back on the winning track by taking down NCAA Division II Rockhurst University 71-64 in an exhibition match in Kansas City, Mo.
    Mac College sits 10th in the NAIA D-II in offensive rebounds per game with 13.8 and are 28th in total rebounds per game, grabbing 39.8 per outing.
    Samson Shivers ranks 24th in the nation in total three-point shots made with 36 and is 25th in shots made per game from downtown at 2.77.
    Following their competition with Emmanuel College, if the Bulldogs win, they will take on the winner of the Northwood University vs. Valor Christian College game on Sunday.
    If McPherson loses to EC, they will face the loser of the NU/VCC contest.
    All of the games will be broadcasted live at www.ustream.tv/channel/seahawks-tv.

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