The Christ College Irvine basketball team has accepted an invitation to attend the National Little College Athletic Assn. tournament in Bristol, Tenn. It is the team's first invitation to a postseason tournament in its five-year history.
The Eagles (24-6), co-champions of the Western Christian Athletic Assn., will open against St. Mary's College of Orchard Lake, Mich. Monday at 2 p.m. The Eagles' leading scorer and rebounder, Derwin Appleberry, who averages 25 points and 11 rebounds a game, will be entered in a dunking contest Sunday, to precede the national tournament.