1997 NAIA Division II Mens Basketball Championship
The semifinalists, in alphabetical order, after three rounds of the 32-team NAIA tournament: Bethel, Ind. (33-5); Siena Heights, Mich. (30-6); Tabor, Kan. (24-9); William Jewell, Mo. (29-10).
All tournament games played, March 12-18, at Nampa, Idaho. There was no Third Place game.
Semifinals: Bethel def. William Jewell, 99-73; Siena Heights def. Tabor 89-80.
Championship: Bethel def. Siena Heights, 95-94.