Release Date: 
Friday, March 24, 2023

Hawks finish national tournament with 2-2 record

Event Date: 
Fri, 03/24/2023 - 2:00pm
Mary Miller Center, Danville, IL
Game action vs. Davidson-Davie
Image courtesy NJCAA

Hawks finish national tournament in 6th place

The Hawks concluded their run in the NJCAA national championship tournament with a 6th place finish, losing their final game to #1 seed Davidson-Davie in double overtime. The final score was 110-102.

Here is a photo gallery from the game.

Congratulations to the 2022-2023 Hawks on a great season!

Update, March 24:

The Hawks rebounded from their Thursday loss to beat Niagara County on Friday, 107-96. They will now play in the 5th-place game on Saturday, March 25 at 3:00 Eastern Time, 2:00 Central.

Watch live stream here A 1-day pass is $10; all games for $30.

Here is a photo gallery from the Niagara County game.

Previous updates on men’s Hawks’ journey in the National Championship tournament

Update, March 23:

After a tough loss to Orange County, 102-87 in the tournament's second round, the Hawks play Niagara County on Friday, March 24, at 2:00 EST.

Here is a photo gallery from the HFC-Orange County game.

Update, March 21:

The #3 men's Hawks won their first tournament game against #14 Arkansas State Mid-South, 83-74.

The Hawks' next game in the NJCAA National Championship Tournament is March 23 at 7:00 p.m. EST (6:00 p.m. CST). They will play Orange County.

Related info:

Here is a photo gallery from the game. Photos courtesy NJCAA.

Here is the list of live scores and game results.

Due to the evening timing of the March 23 game (7:00 p.m.), we will not host an on-campus Watch Party. Any College student or employee who wishes to watch the live stream may request the link and login information by filling out our very brief request form:

The Great Lakes District B Champion, MCCAA Champion Hawks Men's Basketball team is headed to the NJCAA National Championship Tournament in Danville, IL, as the nation's #3-seeded team.

The National Championship Tournament is a double-elimination, 16-team format.

Three teams from Michigan made the 16-team national field: #3 seed HFC, #8 seed Macomb Community College, and #10 seed Mott Community College.

Hawks’ first game, March 21

The Hawks’ first game is Tuesday, March 21 vs. Arkansas State University Mid-South, noon Eastern time (11:00 a.m. Central Time).

The full schedule of games on the first day of the tournament is here.

Hawks’ second game, March 23

Looks like this game will be at 8:00 p.m. EST on Thursday.

Watch party at HFC

Watch parties for people interested in seeing the Hawks game together, streamed live on campus, are open to anyone interested!

Tickets to games in Danville, IL

  • Single Session tickets (one day) include 2,3, or 4 games - $10/session
  • All-Tournament Pass includes all games for all 5 days - $50/pass
  • Visiting Coach Packets - $125/packet

Online ticket sales are available by visiting the Danville Jaguars website. Tickets will be sold in person at the fan entrances. Cash or major credit cards accepted.

Watch the stream on your own (not free, and less fun than our Watch Party!)

The 2023 NJCAA DII Men’s Basketball Championship will be broadcast live on the NJCAA Network and will be available to view on-demand at the conclusion of each contest. The NJCAA Network is available through a variety of pay-per-view pricing options:
• Day Pass - $10
• Tournament Pass - $30
• All-Access Pass (all 2022-23 NJCAA Championship events across all sports) - $100

A photo of the NJCAA National Championship bracket is below. We will publish the extended bracket when the NJCAA releases it on their website.