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4/16/2013 12:12 PM (edited)
This will be the 24th season of The Yarnell Invitational (named after Yarnell Ice Cream in Searcy, AR). As always, it'll be a 6 team round-robin tournament that'll occur in weeks 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 of the non-conference schedule. Harding University will be the tournament host. The defending champ from the previous year is an automatic qualifier. The remainder of the field is invitation only based on alblack's dynasty rankings. Link to latest and greatest is at:

alblack's Dynasty Rankings

IF YOU ARE AT OR CLOSE TO THE TOP OF THE DYNASTY RANKINGS AND INTERESTED IN PLAYING IN THIS TOURNAMENT, KEEP NON-CONF GAME #'s 5 THROUGH 9 OPEN UNTIL NOTICE THIS TOURNAMENT IS FULL.

Formal Invitations will be sent out sometime after job application period is over, but you can reply now if you plan to play in this tournament.

FORMAT: 5 games, Round Robin
Game #5: DC @ Host, #2 @ #1, #4 @ #3
Game #6: Host @ #4, #1 @ DC, #2 @ #3
Game #7: #3 @ Host, #1 @ #4, DC @ #2
Game #8: Host @ #2, #3 @ #1, #4 @ DC
Game #9: #1 @ Host, #2 @ #4, #3 @ DC

Defending Champ: St Marys TX [Heartland]
Host: Harding [GulfSouth]

Formal Invitations extended to the following schools:
Hillsdale [GLIAC]
Indianapolis [GLV]
Longwood [CVAC]
Seattle [GNAA]

4/13/2013 11:37 AM
St Marys is in.
4/13/2013 12:40 PM
Longwood and Indy have accepted.
4/13/2013 2:17 PM
I'm in
4/13/2013 6:50 PM
Hillsdale is in. I'll set the schedule soon.
4/13/2013 9:19 PM
FORMAT: 5 games, Round Robin
Game #5: St Marys TX @ Harding, Indianapolis @ Hillsdale, Seattle @ Longwood
Game #6: Harding @ Seattle, Hillsdale @ St Marys TX, Indianapolis @ Longwood
Game #7: Longwood @ Harding, Hillsdale @ Seattle, St Marys TX @ Indianapolis
Game #8: Harding @ Indianapolis, Longwood @ Hillsdale, Seattle @ St Marys TX
Game #9: Hillsdale @ Harding, Indianapolis @ Seattle, Longwood @ St Marys TX
5/29/2013 8:23 AM
We got 2 Sim AI's in this tournament. If someone wants to play the Yarnell this season, grab the Seattle or Indy job.
5/30/2013 4:35 AM
pete2205 has accepted the Indianapolis job. He's been at Houston for several years but won a DII title at Goldey-Beacom
5/31/2013 12:49 AM
looks like someone took over both
6/1/2013 10:26 AM
excellent. I'm putting Yarnell 66 together today
6/8/2013 1:04 AM
Preseason rankings of Yarnell teams...

#4 Indianapolis
#5 Harding
#12 Longwood
#22 Seattle

Both St Marys TX and Hillsdale in others receiving votes.

Good tournament on the horizon.
6/12/2013 10:05 PM
Round 1
#7 U of Indy (4-0) -15 @ Hillsdale (1-3)
#25 St Marys TX (3-1) Pickem @ Harding (2-2)
Seattle (1-3) +4 @ Longwood (2-2)

Players To Watch
David Hale, HILLSDALE, PF, SR, 6'9" 218 - 2nd team Preseason All-American
Richard Crooker, HARDING, PG, SR, 6'0", 184 - Honorable Mention PS AA
Michael Kilburn, ST MARYS TX, C, SR, 6'9", 244 - HM PS AA
6/13/2013 10:01 AM
Big upset in Hillsdale, Michigan to open the Yarnell Invitational. Home teams go 3-0.

Standings
Harding 1-0
Hillsdale 1-0
Longwood 1-0
Seattle 0-1
St Marys TX 0-1
U of Indy 0-1

Round 2
#12 U of Indy (4-1) +1 @ #21 Longwood (3-2)
Harding (3-2) -8 @ Seattle (1-4)
Hillsdale (2-3) +2 @ St Marys TX (3-2)

Round 1 Results
@Hillsdale 84, U of Indy 82
HC: D Hale 21 (POG), D Todd 14, D Horton 11
UI: C Yamasaki 17, A Hays 15, E Bradford 12/9, J Buck 11

@Harding 69, St Marys TX 58
HU: J Goggans 10/9R (POG), W Casey 11, M Sisler 10, J Rothwell 10
SMU: G Spinks 12, H Wilson 10

@Longwood 74, Seattle 50
LU: B Gardner 15 (POG), E Stovall 13, N Matamoros 13, R Wilkin 11R
SU: J Sullivan 15, K Phelps 12
6/14/2013 10:55 AM
Home teams are undefeated, yet they are underdogs in all 3 games tonight. Tonight should be separation night.

Standings
Longwood 2-0
Seattle 1-1
Harding 1-1
St Marys TX 1-1
Hillsdale 1-1
U of Indy 0-2

Round 3
#14 Longwood (4-2) -3 @ Harding (3-3)
St Marys TX (4-2) -1 @ U of Indy (4-2)
Hillsdale (2-4) -1 @ Seattle (2-4)

Round 2 Results
@Longwood 74, U of Indy 64
LU: R Wilkin 15 (POG), N Matamoros 13, W Meidinger 12
UI: C Yamasaki 13, J Buck 13

@Seattle 64, Harding 56
SU: J Sullivan 16 (POG), K Phelps 13, J Lammers 12, J Hawks 10R
HU: J Goggans 13/14R, M Sisler 16, R Crooker 10

@St Marys TX 71, Hillsdale 60
SMU: M Kilburn 14 (POG), G Spinks 11, C Wester 11, H Wilson 11
HC: D Hale 10, D Todd 10
6/15/2013 11:58 AM (edited)
Bing ball. Home teams are 9-0

Standings
Harding 2-1
Longwood 2-1
Seattle 2-1
Hillsdale 1-2
St Marys TX 1-2
U of Indy 1-2

Round 4
Harding (4-3) -1 @ #20 U of Indy (5-2)
Seattle (3-4) +1 @ St Marys TX (4-3)
Longwood (4-3) -7 @ Hillsdale (2-5)

Round 3 Results
@Harding 72, Longwood 53
HU: R Crooker 21 (POG), W Casey 13, J Goggans 9R 
LU: B Gardner 10, R Wilkin 11R

@U of Indy 67, St Marys TX 63
UI: L Harmon 13 (POG), C Yamasaki 11
SMU: C Wester 12, M Kilburn 12/10R

@Seattle 61, Hillsdale 56
SU: K Phelps 16 (POG), J Lammers 12
HC: E Taylor 13, L Seward 11
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