For the first time in Region X history two teams received bids to the National tournament. Conference Tournament champion Richard Bland entered the tournament as the #5 seed while Regular Season champion Louisburg claimed the #3 seed.
Both Region X teams were able to grab victories in their first two games reaching the tournament semifinals. Louisburg advanced to the championship game by defeating the #2 seed South Suburban 86-73 while Richard Bland fell to the #1 seed Southwestern 70-62.
In the championship game Louisburg fell to the #1 seed Southwestestern to finish 2nd in the nation while Richard Bland fell to #2 South Suburban in the 3rd place game to finish 4th in the nation. Three Region X players were named to the all tournament team. For Louisburg, Troy Locke and Jordan Oakley were each named to the All-Tournament team while Richard Bland was represented by Jaquan Wooten.
For all championship information visit the NJCAA Championship Central Website: http://njcaa.org/sports/mbkb/2016-17/div2/national_championship/index