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NCCAA Division II Championship teams to participate in Christian Service Project at Joplin Boys and Girls Club

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Joplin, Mo.

With the National Christian College Athletic Association Division II Men’s and Women’s National Basketball Championships taking place at Ozark Christian College Wednesday-Saturday, March 11-14, the teams will participate in a Christian Service Project.

Tuesday, March 10, 2020, all 16 teams, eight men’s and eight women’s, will meet at the Joplin Boys Girls and Boys Club, 317 Comingo Avenue, and working with Samaritan’s Feet, will distribute 150 pairs of shoes, washing feet and praying with the children from the Joplin Boys and Girls Club.

The event will start at 4 p.m. and should be complete by 5 p.m. The student-athletes will also conduct basketball instruction with the children.

Samaritan’s Feet is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization serving and inspiring hope in children by providing shoes as the foundation to a spiritual and healthy life.

The NCCAA Division II Men’s National Championship teams include Grace Christian University from Grand Rapids, Mich., Manhattan Christian College from Manhattan, Kan., Great Lakes Christian College from Lansing, Mich., Randall University from Moore, Okla., Johnson University-Florida from Kissimmee, Fla., Faith Baptist Bible College from Ankeny, Iowa, Johnson University-Tennessee from Knoxville, Tenn., and Ozark Christian College.

The NCCAA Division II Women’s National Championship teams include Arlington Baptist University from Arlington, Texas, Maranatha Baptist University from Watertown, Wis., Grace Christian University from Grand Rapids, Mich., Pensacola Christian College from Pensacola, Fla., Emmaus Bible College from Dubuque, Iowa, Bob Jones University from Greenville, South Carolina, Champion Christian College from Hot Springs, Ark., and Campbellsville University from Harrodsburg, Ken.

Local and regional media outlets are welcome to attend.

For more information about the NCCAA Division II Men’s and Women’s National Basketball Championship, contact Craig Hull, (417) 625-1006, office, (417) 499-2406, cell, or by e-mail, craig@joplinsports.org