Defending champion Lindsey Wilson heads 32-team field

[NAIA TOURNAMENT] Defending national champion Lindsey Wilson is the No. 1 seed in the NAIA Men's Tournament that begins Saturday with 16 first-round games on campus sites.  The winners will meet up in the 54th annual NAIA championship to be held Nov. 26-Dec. 1 at the Emory Folmar Soccer Complex in Montgomery, Ala.

The Southern States Athletic Conference lists the most qualifiers in the national championship with four teams: Auburn Montgomery, Belhaven, Mobile and Southern Poly. The Heart of America Athletic Conference places Benedictine, MidAmerica Nazarene and Missouri Valley in the postseason.

No. 1 Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) vs. Point Park (Pa.)
No. 16 Concordia (Ore.) vs. Embry-Riddle (Ariz.)
No. 9 Oklahoma Wesleyan vs. Hastings (Neb.)
No. 8 Southern Poly (Ga.) vs. Spring Arbor (Mich.)
No. 5 Science & Arts (Okla.) vs. Grand View (Iowa)
No. 12 Belhaven (Miss.) vs. Tennessee Wesleyan
No. 13 Missouri Valley vs. Hannnibal-LaGrange (Mo.)
No. 4 Rio Grande (Ohio) vs. Aquinas (Mich.)
No. 3 Concordia (Calif.) vs. Our Lady of the Lake (Texas)
No. 14 Ashford (Iowa) vs. Benedictine (Kan.)
No. 11 Mobile (Ala.) vs. Texas Wesleyan
No. 6 Columbia (Mo.) vs. Cardinal Stritch (Wis.)
No. 7 MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.) vs. Oklahoma Baptist.
No. 10 Kansas Wesleyan vs. Olivet Nazarene (Ill.)
No. 15 Rocky Mountain (Mont.) vs. Jamestown (N.D.)
No. 2 Auburn Montgomery (Ala.) vs. Florida Memorial

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