WINONA LAKE – Grace College is gearing up to host the 2020 NCCAA National Basketball Championships for men and women next week.
The tournament brings 16 elite college teams to Kosciusko County for a unique weeklong experience. The tourney features 24 games played over four days (March 18-21), resulting in a men’s and women’s national champion. All games are played at Grace’s Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center.
The institution confirmed as of Wednesday night there is no alteration in place as of now concerning coronavirus, and all games will take place as planned and all fans are allowed into games.
Games will tip off on Wednesday, March 18, at 8:30 a.m. and will end at 11 p.m. Thursday’s games will run from 8:30 a.m. until 10 p.m. Friday will see games played from 1-9 p.m.
Saturday will feature the women’s national championship game at 2 p.m. and the men’s championship at 5 p.m.
The national tournament field and brackets will be released on Saturday night. Find out updated information at www.gclancers.com/NCCAA.
Tuesday will also feature the national tournament banquet, gathering all 16 teams to Warsaw Community Church, starting at 6:30 p.m. The speaker this year will be Notre Dame men’s basketball legend Ken Barlow.
Tickets can be purchased at the gate or by calling Grace’s athletic office at 574-372-5100 ext 6266.