Former FCS star helps Centre take conference title

Sandoval reaches D-III NCAA Tournament
Mar 5, 2014
Mark Sandoval

 

Former Friendship Christian basketball standout Mark Sandoval helped Centre win the Southern Athletic Association tournament championship last weekend in Danville, Ky. That came on the heels of the Colonels’ regular-season championship. Sandoval, who was named state tournament most valuable player when the Commanders won the state title two years ago, transferred to Centre from Bellarmine. He was a fulltime player on the Colonels’ junior-varsity team and came off the bench for the varsity. Centre [23-4] will play host to LaGrange [18-10] on Thursday in the first round of the Division III NCAA Tournament, an event in which the Colonels are making their seventh appearance in the last eight seasons and 16th overall.

 

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