HUTCHINSON, KS: February 8, 2016 NJCAA to keep "The Tournament" in Hutchinson for Next 25 Years.
Click Here to see the Contract Signing Ceremony invitation set for
10:00am, February 15th at the Hutchinson Sports Arena.
Click Here to read the news release from the Greater Hutchinson
Convention|Visitors Bureau concerning the contract between the NJCAA, the national governing body of two-year college athletics,
and the American Legion Lysle Rishel Post No. 68 to keep the NJCAA Men's Div I Basketball Tournament in Hutchinson.
HUTCHINSON, KS: January 25, 2016 The Hutchinson Sports Arena, venue for the NJCAA Men's Division I Men's
Basketball Tournament to receive renovations.
Click Here to see conceptual images of the planned
HUTCHINSON, KS: December 17, 2015 The 2016 NJCAA Division I Menís Basketball Tournament
Bulletin is now available under the "Tournament Bulletin" link in the left margin
HUTCHINSON, KS: June 1, 2015 The NJCAA Division I Menís Basketball Tournament is
comprised of 16 Districts, with each winner advancing to the National Tournament in
Hutchinson. Eight additional teams will qualify for the tournament along with the
16 District Champions. The 24 team national tournament will consist of 16 District
Champions, 4 Ďzoneí qualifiers, and 4 at-large selections. Each District will determine
and communicate the method of choosing their 'zone-qualifier' in writing to the NJCAA on or before
For the 2016 Tournament the 4 'zone' teams will come
from Districts 3, 6, 11, and 15. The 4 'at-large' teams are selected by the NJCAA Division I Menís Basketball at-large selection committee. The tournament is a single-elimination bracket with the only consolation contest taking place on Saturday evening (3rd place) prior to the national championship game. All teams are seeded in the bracket at the direction of the NJCAA Division I Menís Basketball Committee, with the top 8 seeds receiving first-round byes.
Also the NJCAA has archived and made available for viewing, all of the Men's Division I Basketball Tournament games from the 2012-2015 tournaments. Just Click Here.