Oakwood University has advanced to the Elite Eight at the 25th annual Honda Campus All-Star Challenge National Championship. Oakwood won all five Round Robin games (with a total of 3,270 points) in the James Weldon Johnson Division held Sunday, April 13, in Torrance, Calif. The playoff games begin on Monday, April 14 at 12:00 p.m. Eastern/11:00 a.m. Central and will be streamed live worldwide at www.hcasc.com.
More than $325,000 in institutional grants are awarded, with the champion taking home $50,000 for their HBCU. Here are the quarter-finalists and the distribution of grants in this final leg of the tournament:
The winners of the 2:00 and 2:30 p.m. games will then immediately play a best 2-out-of-3 series for the National Championship. Those matches should conclude at 4:00 or 4:30 pm. The National Champion will be awarded a $50,000 grant, and the Runner Up will earn a $25,000 grant for their school.
Note: We are encouraging everyone to use Twitter and Instagram during the webcast and to use the hashtag - #HCASC - as Honda will be showing tweets and Instagram photos of viewing parties (no matter the size) during the live national webcast! Let's let our Oakwood team feel our support all the way in Torrance, Calif., by sending live messages - use #HCASC
Keep up with the "social" action of the Games: