Saturday, January 31, 2015

Basketball: Today in the SoCon (1-31-15)




Saturday, January 31, 2015 
Men's Basketball Games in the Southern Conference.

There's a full slate of five games scheduled today, four are conference games, while ETSU plays a lone non-conference game. 



5:00 pm start time
Western Carolina (10-12, 5-5 SoCon) at UNCG (6-16, 2-7 SoCon) watch on SoCon Digital Network
Cats by 5 points

6:00 pm start time
The Citadel (8-12, 3-6 SoCon) at Chattanooga (14-8, 7-2 SoCon)  watch on SoCon Digital Network
Mocs by 17 points

7:00 pm start time
Mercer (12-10, 7-2 SoCon) at Wofford (17-5, 8-1 SoCon) watch on SoCon Digital Network
Terriers by 13 points

NCCU (16-5, 8-0 MEAC) at ETSU (12-8, 6-5 SoCon) watch on SoCon Digital Network
Bucs by  5 points

8:00 pm start time
Furman (7-13, 4-5 SoCon) at Samford (9-14, 2-8 SoCon) watch on SoCon Digital Network
Bulldogs by 7 points


Thursday's game results 

Western Carolina  at VMI -
Western Carolina's James Sinclair scored a career high 28 points and added nine rebounds and four steals to lead the Catamounts to a 85-70 win over the VMI Keydets, Thursday night. Mike Brown also finished with a career high, scoring 21 points for Western Carolina
Attendance: 1,404

ETSU at Furman
Stephen Croone scored a game high 24 points as the Paladins upset the Bucs in Greenville, SC.
Attendance: 1,005


Chattanooga at Mercer -
Mercer's Darious Moten scored 21 points to lead Mercer to a 74-72 victory over Chattanooga in overtime Thursday night. Phillip Leonard hit 1 of 2 at the free throw line to send the game to overtime for Mercer.
Attendance: 3,585

Wofford  at UNCG -
Wofford's Spencer Collins scored 14 points as Wofford beat the UNCG Spartans, 58-42 on Thursday.
Attendance: 1,630


Current SoCon Standings -
1.  Wofford 8-1
2.  (tie)  Chattanooga  7-2
2.  (tie)  Mercer  7-2
4.  ETSU  6-5
5.  Western Carolina 5-5
6.  Furman 4-5
7,  (tie)  VMI  4-7
7.  (tie)  The Citadel  3-6
9.  UNCG  2-7
10. Samford  2-8

Conference RPI  (RealTimeRPI.com)
CAA - 19
Sun Belt - 20
OVC - 23
Southern - 25
Big South - 27
A-Sun - 30

SoCon vs. the Field
CAA........... 0-6
Sun Belt...... 2-1
OVC.............3-1
Big South....10-4
A-Sun...........1-8

SoCon out of conference record: 34 - 62


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