Lincoln 73, Barton 70: Lincoln jumped out to an early lead in this one and fought off a furious Barton comeback to win by 3. Barton grabbed their first lead with 2:53 remaining on an Erik Forgey fadeaway. Lincoln retook the lead on a Cameron Cormier jumper at 1:05, then held as three-point attempts were exchanged for free throws. Cormier and Forgey led their teams with 15 and 12 points. Barton shot 56.5% from the floor, held +11 edge in rebounding, and still managed to come up just short.
Belmont Abbey 78, N Alabama 64: After a competitive first half, Belmont Abbey turned on the jets and never looked back in coasting to a 14 point victory. 4 of 5 N Alabama starters reached double digits, but couldn't hang with the 55% shooting from Belmont Abbey. Jeffrey Williams led the way with 15 points for #9 Belmont Abbey.
Heartland 3, CVAC 2.