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Union Men’s Basketball Team Gets No. 12 Seed in Nationals

JACKSON, Tenn. - 3/7/2007 - The Union University Bulldogs earned a No. 12 overall seed in next week’s NAIA Men’s Basketball National Championship. Union is making their 11th appearance in the national tournament, including their fourth in a row and ninth in the past 10 years.

Union, ranked No. 12 in the final NAIA polls, will play California Baptist University on Thursday, March 15 at 10:45 am.

All Union national tournament games (men and women) can be heard live on SUPERTALK 97.7 FM.

Union notes entering the NAIA National Tournament
• Union is entering the NAIA National Tournament, winning 10 of their last 12 games. The only two losses during that 12 game stretch were both at No. 10 Crichton, 89-81 and 89-85 OT.

• Union posted four different winning streaks of five games during the season, with five wins being their longest streak of the season. One more five game winning streak for Union will earn the Bulldogs a national title.

• Union comes off a season in which the Bulldogs finished runner-up in the TranSouth Regular Season and Tournament. Union appeared in their third straight conference tournament title game and sixth in the 11-year history of the TranSouth. With this year’s loss, Union is now 5-1 in TranSouth Tournament Championship games.


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