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Final Day of ACCA Tournament March 4, 2022 - On the final day of competition at the 2022 ACCA National Tournament, both of the Conqueror teams were in action again. First, the men played Union College from Lincoln, NE. In a bit of a choppy game, neither team could generate consistent offense and the score remained relatively even throughout. At the end, the Conquerors found themselves in a familiar situation, down by 1 with under 10 seconds to play in the game. And again, the team came up short on a final scoring attempt, losing by a final score of 57-56. The FLBC women then took the court against… More
Day 2 of the ACCA Tournament March 3, 2022 - Both FLBC teams were in action on Wednesday. First, the men played Champion College from Hot Springs, AK. In a game reminiscent of the day before, the Conquerors jumped out an early lead and controlled much of the game. In the second half, some hot shooting closed the gap for Champion and they took a late lead. Down two with 9.8 seconds remaining, the Conquerors could not convert, losing by a final score of 89-87. The guys played extremely well and executed the game plan effectively. Unfortunately, it did not translate into a win on the scoreboard to reward their… More
Day 1 of the ACCA Tournament March 2, 2022 - Both FLBC teams arrived safely in Joplin, MO on Monday night. After a light practice Tuesday morning for both teams, the men's team played their opening round game in the afternoon. Facing off against Southwestern Adventist University from Keene, TX, the Conquerors got off to a fast start to lead by as much as 10 points early in the first half. SWAU closed to within 4 at the half. From there, they continued to push ahead, leading the Conquerors by as many as 11 points with less than 10 minutes remaining in the second half. At that point, the Conquerors… More
ACCA National Basketball Tournament Update February 28, 2022 - The 2022 ACCA National Basketball Tournament brackets and game schedules were released on Sunday. The men Conquerors open tournament play at 4:45pm on Tuesday, March 1 against Southwestern Adventist University from Keene, TX. The game will be livestreamed at The women Conquerors play their first game at 5:15pm on Wednesday, March 2. The opponent for their first round match-up is Champion Christian College from Hot Springs, AR. The game will not be available for viewing on livestream. Watch for daily updates from Joplin, MO at as both teams progress through the tournament this week. #GoConqs #For Him ACCA-11-TeamDownload… More
Conqueror Basketball Update February 25, 2022 - The Conquerors recently competed in the annual NIAC Tournament, hosted by FLBC in the new Student Life Center. The tournament experience on the FLBC campus was a big success, with the FLBC women advancing to the semi-finals, and the FLBC men losing a very tight game in overtime on opening night. The crowd and the atmosphere in the building was electric throughout the weekend. Next up for the Conquerors includes traveling to Joplin, MO to participate in the ACCA National Tournament. Competing against teams from all over the United States, both teams will play multiple games throughout the week. Beginning… More
NIAC Recap February 23, 2022 - The 40th annual Northern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference basketball tournament was held for the first time on the campus of the Free Lutheran Bible College from February 18-20, 2022. Seven men’s and six women’s teams squared off in daily competition on the brand-new court in the Student Life Center. With multiple games, extended hours for the Full Court Press coffee shop and concessions, as well as many first-time visitors on campus, the building was buzzing from start to finish. Fans enjoyed the good competition, the comfortable bleacher seating (back rests!), and the clean, welcoming, and convenient facility. Many commented about the… More
NIAC Tournament Bracket and Schedule February 14, 2022 - Brackets-and-Schedule-NIAC-2-1Download More
NIAC Tournament: February 18 – February 20 February 8, 2022 - Lady Conquerors Play at 6 PM Friday, Conqueror Men at 8 PM Friday. The Free Lutheran Bible College welcomes you to the 40th annual Northern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference basketball tournament, hosted for the first time on campus in the brand new Student Life Center! On February 18-20, six women’s and seven men’s teams will compete for the title of NIAC champion. As tournament hosts, the Lady Conquerors will play their opening round game on Friday, February 18th at 6pm, followed by the Conqueror men’s first-round game at 8pm. Come out and cheer on the home teams as they look to… More
Conquerors Prevail in a Gritty Victory over Spurgeon College December 6, 2021 - On Saturday afternoon, December 4th at FLBC, the Conquerors beat the Knights from Spurgeon College by a final score of 71-66. In a hard fought game that came down to the wire, The Conquerors held off a late charge by the Knights to secure the home victory in front of a large and vocal Parent’s Weekend crowd. Despite shooting only 35% from the floor and a woeful 45% from the free throw line, the Conquerors used relentless and timely defense to force 25 turnovers, converting them into 20 point on the offensive end. Coach Strand stated, “We fought hard tonight… More
Conquerors Drop Game to Crown College JV December 2, 2021 - On Tuesday evening, November 30, the Conquerors dropped a game to the Crown College Storm by a final score of 60-79. Playing in their home gym, the Storm jumped out to an early 15-0 lead. It was a lead that they would never relinquish to the Conquerors. The slow start doomed the Conquerors who struggled to score early in the game before settling down in the second half. “We came out a little sluggish and by the time we got our footing, it was too late. Crown played well and was definitely the better team tonight” said Coach Bierle. Though it was little consolation,… More