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NAIA Men's Basketball Tournament Top 75 Moments Countdown and 75th Anniversary Team Ballot

One moment will be announced leading up to the event, starting Jan. 6

Press Release, courtesy of the NAIA National Office

College Basketball’s Toughest Tournament will celebrate its 75th anniversary when the Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball National Championship tips off in Kansas City, Mo., at historic Municipal Auditorium, March 14-20, 2012. To countdown to the official celebration, the NAIA will roll out one top tournament moment each day leading up to March 14. 

Icons such as John Wooden, Harry Statham, Terry Porter, Earl “The Pearl” Monroe, Lloyd B. Free, Lucious Jackson and Jack Sikma have their careers trace back to the NAIA. See where their stories rank and be a part of college basketball history this March.

Rock your vote for the 75th Anniversary Team (coaches and players). Click here to cast your ballot! The ballot closes on Jan. 20 at 11:59 p.m. CST so vote today!

To learn more about the 2012 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball National Championship, including ticket information, visit

Check back often as the NAIA counts down the top 75 moments in Division I Men’s Basketball. We look forward to seeing you in March for the 75th Anniversary celebration.

Men's Basketball Tournament Top 75 Moments | Go here to see the announcement each day of the Top 75 Countdown


Chad Waller

National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics

Director of Communications and Sports Information

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