Faith Baptist Wins 2020 MCCC Tournament


The #4 seed Faith Baptist Bible College Eagles upset the #1 seed Manhattan Christian College Thunder to eventually win the Midwest Christian College Conference Tournament. They defeated Calvary University 61-60 in a hard fought championship game. Coach Brian Fincham said of his team, "I was just really impressed with how the guys continued to battle for all 40 minutes of every game," said Fincham. "We got down in every game and they didn't quit. They just kept coming back, kept fighting back, and kept believing. Great leadership from our captain Tanner Van Beek, and great plays from everyone. They are such a joy to coach."

The following are results from the 2020 Midwest Christian College Conference men's basketball tournament and all-conference awards.

2020 MCCC Men's Basketball Results:

First round:


#1 Manhattan Christian (Bye)

#4 Faith Baptist v. #5 Ozark Christian 82-67

#3 Central Christian v. #6 Calvary 74-77

#2 Barclay v. #7 Emmaus 79-52


#3 Central Christian v. #7 Emmaus 90-70 (consolation)

#1 Manhattan Christian v. #4 Faith Baptist 69-71

#2 Barclay v. #6 Calvary 88-91


#5 Ozark v. Central Christian 77-80 (5th place) 

#1 Manhattan Christian v. #2 Barclay 91-80 (3rd place) 

#4 Faith Baptist v. #6 Calvary 61-60 (Championship) 


2020 MCCC All-Conference Teams 

1st Team: 

Andre Johnson - Central Christian College of the Bible

Zeb Green - Calvary University

Chazten Brown - Barclay College 

Miles Dressler - Ozark Christian College

Payton Stephens (MVP) - Manhattan Christian College

2nd Team:

Braydon Unruh - Calvary University

Clifford Detiege - Central Christian College of the Bible

Nathan Keck - Faith Baptist Bible College

Chelvin Webb - Manhattan Christian College 

Brandon Redding - Emmaus Bible College

Honorable Mention: 

David Stinson - Ozark Christian College

Gabe Awbrey - Manhattan Christian College

Tanner Van Beck - Faith Baptist Bible College

Greg Thirdkill - Barclay College