Oklahoma City won its sixth NAIA women's national championship and first since 2002 by whipping Union (Tenn.) 69-48 in front of a crowd of 1,257 at the Frankfort Convention Center as the tournament finished its first run in Kentucky.
The champs, who finished 35-1, got 20 points from Taylor Booze and 17 from Lauren Gober. Booze, the tournament Most Valuable Player, hit two three-point shots as Oklahoma City ran off to a 9-0 lead and never trailed.
The winners outshot the losers 53 percent to 33 percent.
Union, which finishes 35-3, got 15 points from Lavanda Ross.
Booze, Gober and Ross were joined on the All-Tournament team by Brittany Roberts of Lubbock Christian and Angie Lawrence of Georgetown (Ky.).
Concordia (Calif.) 72, Oklahoma Baptist 69: Tommy Granado scored 16 points and Donnell Phifer had 14 to lead Concordia (Calif.) to victory in the NAIA men's championship game in Kansas City.
Oklahoma Baptist had a chance to send the game to overtime, but Heath McKay's three-point attempt hit the back rim just before the buzzer.
Concordia (31-7) trailed by 15 before roaring back.
Massachusetts 72, Drexel 70: Chaz Williams scored 20 points and UMass rallied from a 17-point second-half deficit to defeat host Drexel and former Minutemen coach Bruiser Flint in a men's NIT quarterfinal game.
Terrell Vinson had 14 of his 18 points after halftime for the Minutemen (25-11), who advanced to next Tuesday's NIT semifinals at Madison Square Garden against the winner of Wednesday's Stanford-Nevada game.
Dartaye Ruffin scored all 17 of his points in the first half to lead Drexel (29-7), which had its 18-game home winning streak snapped.
Flint coached UMass from 1996-2001 when he took over at Drexel.
Heels gear up to play without point guard
North Carolina is preparing to play without injured point guard Kendall Marshall. The Tar Heels just haven't figured out how yet.
Coach Roy Williams said Tuesday that his team's "preparation is 100 percent" to go without Marshall after the pass-first guard had surgery to repair his broken right wrist.
Marshall's status remains unclear for the Midwest Regional semifinal Friday night in St. Louis, the coach said.
The left-handed sophomore broke his wrist on a drive in the second half of a win against Creighton on Sunday night in the Tar Heels' second NCAA Tournament game.
Rhode Island hires Wagner coach Hurley
Dan Hurley will be introduced as new men's basketball coach at Rhode Island on Wednesday.
Hurley, 39, who spent two years at Wagner, agreed to a six-year deal to rebuild the struggling Atlantic 10 program, which went 7-24 this season.
In his second season at Wagner, Hurley led the Seahawks to a 25-6 record. The former star guard at Seton Hall — and son of Basketball Hall of Famer Bob Hurley — also coached nine seasons at St. Benedict's Prep in Newark, N.J.